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Title:Rationale for Regional Railroads in the Northern United States
Authors:Kenneth Casavant, Gene Griffin, and Jerry Lenzi
Publication Date:Sep 1993
Report #:SP-119
TRID #:00737578
Keywords:abandonment, development, economic efficiency, economic impacts, private enterprise, profitability, short line railroads, transportation planning
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers


This paper reviews an in-depth study of eastern Washington railroad needs, examines the characteristics of regional railroads from Washington to North Dakota and, finally, develops some benefits associated with use of regional railroads.

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