2 edition of national short line railroad database project, 1996-1997 found in the catalog.
national short line railroad database project, 1996-1997
by Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D
Written in English
|Statement||Trent Byberg, Douglas Benson.|
|Series||MPC report ;, no. 97-86|
|Contributions||Benson, Douglas E., United States. Federal Railroad Administration., Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute., American Short Line Railroad Association., Mountain Plains Consortium., University Transportation Centers Program (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||HE3656 .B93 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||142 p. :|
|Number of Pages||142|
|LC Control Number||98127067|
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There are more than short line and regional railroads operating o miles of track in the United States. Source: American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. Title: Railroad_ShortLine Author: Mike Steenhoek Created Date. Short line railroads are thriving today and are an important part, both of the railroad industry and the national economy. Short lines connect the rural communities of America and provide a viable and affordable means of transportation for goods and people, not served by the larger railroads.
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The term is used primarily in the United States and Canada. THE NATIONAL SHORT LINE RAILROAD DATABASE PROJECT A report to the Federal Railroad Administration Douglas Benson Trent Byberg Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute North Dakota State University Fargo, North Dakota J Decatur Central Railroad: Launched in late by OmniTRAX this short line is a joint venture by the railroad, The Broe Group, and Topflight Grain Cooperative, Inc.
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Note that this database does not use AAR reporting marks but intials that might be found on railroad property such as lanterns and locks. See first note below. Instructions. During the same time, new short lines operating alm miles of track have been created.
Short lines created since are much different from short lines created before They operate over more miles of line with fewer employees. Traffic densities are much lower for the short. Milton C. Hallberg has compiled a free database of basic information on over 6, railroads, including currently existing mainline and switching and terminal railroads, as well as of all operating railroads that have existed in the United States and Canada since the first railroad—the Granite Railway—was chartered in Massachusetts in The journal is indexed by America: History and Life, a database available at major research libraries, and on this site.
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