|Title:||The National Short Line Railroad Database Project|
|Authors:||Douglas Benson and Trent Byberg|
|Publication Date:||Oct 1997|
|MPC Project #:||126|
|Type:||Research Report – MPC Publications|
This project is dedicated toward creating an annual information base on short line and regional railroads. Three years of collection and analysis of this data is complete, with another year in process. In this report, techniques for collecting short line information by mail and electronically are discussed. Also included are an in-depth look at some of the statistical analysis and reporting methods used.