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Northeast and Midwest rail crisis

William R. Black

Northeast and Midwest rail crisis

a bibliography of current literature

by William R. Black

  • 65 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Council of State Governments in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northeastern States,
  • Middle West
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Northeastern States -- Bibliography.,
    • Railroads -- Middle West -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam R. Black and James F. Runke.
      SeriesRM [publications] ; 558, RM ;, 558.
      ContributionsRunke, James F., joint author., Council of State Governments.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS308 .C6 no. 558, Z7235.N68 .C6 no. 558, HE2771.A115 .C6 no. 558
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4858664M
      LC Control Number75624209

      The Penn Central railroad system was created as a response to challenges faced by all three railroads in the late s. The Northeast United States is the most densely populated region of the U.S. While railroads elsewhere in North America drew a sizable percentage of revenues from the long-distance shipment of commodities such as coal, lumber, paper and iron ore, northeastern railroads Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   Amtrak is starting to emerge from the coronavirus crisis. It received $1 billion from Congress through the CARES Act. On Monday, its flagship Acela service will resume in the Northeast.


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