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Title:Industry Costs and Consolidation: Efficiency Gains and Mergers in the Railroad Industry
Authors:John Bitzan and Wesley W. Wilson
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Report #:MPC-03-145
Project #:MPC-220



This study builds on the findings of an FRA study and others to provide a detailed analysis of previous rail mergers in terms of costs, pricing, and service, and discusses the implications of these findings for the future of regulatory oversight of mergers.

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