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Title:Class I Carrier Light-Density Costing Methodology
Authors:Denver Tolliver
Publication Date:Nov 1989
Report #:DP-76
TRID #:00493631
Keywords:analysis, costs, operating costs, railroads, railroad traffic, traffic density, unit costs
Type:Research Report – Department Publications


The purpose of this report is to document a methodology for light-density cost analysis which is used in Phases I and II of the North Dakota Rail Services Planning (RSP) Study, as well as in line rehabilitation projects. The report describes a set of procedures for calculating Class I carrier line-segment unit costs, and for applying them to light-density lines or networks.

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