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Title:Russian Far East Transportation Assessment
Authors:Gene Griffin and Dennis McLeod
Publication Date:Jun 1998
Report #:SP-140
TRID #:01699132
Keywords:economic conditions, education and training, evaluation and assessment, management, railroad transportation, recommendations
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



This report is a summary of the impressions, as well as the recommendations, drawn by Gene Griffin, director of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU; and Dennis McLeod, president, Red River Valley & Western Railroad. These impressions and recommendations are based on an eight-day site visit to the Russian Far East April 19-27, 1998. The overall purpose of the trip was to assess the need and opportunities to develop training and education programs which would help transportation managers, business, and government officials adjust to a free market environment, and the Far Eastern State Transportation University educate and train transportation professionals to function in this new business environment for Russia.

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