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This project is a completed three-year study of American short line railroad data systems. It consisted of three phases: (1) a feasibility study; (2) initial database design, development, and testing; and (3) 1993 data collection and analysis. Phase I consisted of six major tasks: 1) establish a project...

 

The Chaffee Junction to Chaffee Line segment (the Chaffee Line) has been analyzed using North Dakota's rail line benefit-cost model that has been employed in previous studies. The methodology has been reviewed and accepted by the FRA. It was updated in 1992 so that the analysis period, discount rate...

 

The Oakes-to-Moffit branch line (the Wishek Line) has been analyzed using North Dakota's rail line benefit-cost model which has been employed in previous studies. The methodology has been reviewed and accepted by the FRA. It was updated in 1992 so that the analysis period, discount rate, and treatment...

 

The Oakes-to-Independence line segment (the Independence Line) has been analyzed using North Dakota's rail line benefit-cost model which has been employed in previous studies. The methodology has been reviewed and accepted by the FRA. It was updated in 1992 so that the analysis period, discount rate...

 

The railroad industry uses a variety of information and data sources to present planners and decision makers with the best environment facilitating the decision process. The management of this information and its environment is vital to ensure that decision makers have an operational framework allowing...

 

The last comprehensive North Dakota rail plan was developed in 1982. Since then, the characteristics and ownership of many of the state's branch lines have changed. The purpose of this study is to develop current information and trend data for North Dakota branch lines, and to discuss some of the issues...

 

The purpose of the appendix is to highlight trends and data that reflect the authors' opinions regarding the potential viability of individual rail lines.

 

The line was analyzed using a new short line benefit-cost procedure developed at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. The project is actually part of a series of capital projects on the line. The overall benefit-cost ratio for the projects is 14:3. The outlay will be paid back on the basis...

 
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