Some Logistics Implications of Rail Line Abandonment

Gittings, Gary; Thomchick, Evelyn
June 1987
Transportation Journal (American Society of Transportation & Log;Summer87, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p16
Academic Journal
Focuses on the impact of abandonment of unprofitable railroads on the shipping business in the U.S. during 1970s. Selection between modes of transportation; Disadvantages of railroad transportation; Factors affecting the use of rail transportation; Relationship between transport policy and shippers' business logistics behavior.


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