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Title:The R-1 Railroad Database: An Application in Transportation Research: A Technical Report
Authors:Douglas Benson, Denver Tolliver, and Frank Dooley
Publication Date:Dec 1991
Report #:SP-98
TRID #:01848099
Keywords:computer programs, databases, expenses, investments, operating costs, railroads, time series
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



The purpose of this report is to describe the R-1 database and a series of programs written to manipulate the data files. These programs were used in a recent research project to generate a time-series database of railroad expense, investment, and operating data. The time-series database was used to estimate a railroad cost function.

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