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Title:The Adoption and Use of the Uniform Railroad Costing System: Ex Parte 431
Authors:Denver Tolliver
Publication Date:Sep 1983
Report #:SP-55
TRID #:01835966
Keywords:cost estimating, maintenance of way, train crews, wages
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



The following comments are directed towards possible future refinements in the Uniform Railroad Costing System. The comments focus specifically on two major areas of concern: 1) the estimation of running crew wages and 2) the specification of maintenance of roadway models. In both instances, the comments point out potential alternatives to the proposed cost models which may provide more specific or detailed estimations of railroad cost.

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