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Acquisition of certain railroads

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

Acquisition of certain railroads

hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on S. 1005 ... June 22, 1989.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad law -- United States.,
    • Railroads -- Mergers -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-192
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C698 1989a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1813386M
      LC Control Number89603022

      The railroad industry after the s also saw a slow decline in freight traffic, particularly less-than-carload (LCL) as the new interstate highway system began to take its toll. After the end of the war one of the first tasks set forth by many railroads was to retire the iconic steam locomotive as fast as they could.   The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including the expiration of the day notice period required by the Surface Transportation Board for G&W to obtain authority to acquire the Pinsly Arkansas railroads. The transaction is expected .


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