TITLE

Track Record

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, William L.
PUB. DATE
January 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;1/26/74, Vol. 170 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the bankruptcy of seven Northeast railroads in the U.S. Protest of Penn Central workers on crew reductions; Attribution of the shutdown of the Penn Central in reducing the gross national product and increasing unemployment; Order of the Congress on the Department of Transportation to produce a plan for maintaining freight service in the region; Authorization of loans to connecting railroads outside of the Northeast.
ACCESSION #
10156614

 

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