Railroads, the Free Enterprise Alternative

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INDEX
Abandonments, 69, 107, 143, 174-176
Air brakes, 18
Air carriers. See Carriers
Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, 51
Air route traffic control center, 46, 136, 164
Airway, 45-47
Alaska Railroad, 58
Alcoa (Aluminum Company of America), 63
Allied Mills, Inc., 121
American Electric Power Co., 86
American Railway Association, 16, 72
Amtrak, 70-71, 122
Association of American Railroads, 56, 61-62, 118, 201
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, 69
Automatic block signals, 57, 77, 133
Automation, 57, 85-86, 191-192. See also Traffic control
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 5-6
Bankruptcy, railroad, 159
Beaumont, Huntingdon, 3
Black Mesa & Lake Powell Railroad, 86
Boston & Maine Railroad, 121-122
Boyd, Alan S., 78, 87
Branch lines, 19, 69, 72
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, 79
Brown, C.N.M., 123
Burroughs, Craig, 80
Canadian National Railroad, 83
Canadian Pacific Railway, 83
Canal companies, 4, 9-10
Captive industry. See Exclusive use; Local service
Carriers: economic types, 48-51, 62, 160-161, 175-179; multimodal, 187- 189; nonrail modes, 19-40, 48-49, 149-150, railroad, 58-63, 117, 120, 123-124, 148; roadway, 127-128, 136-138, 151-158, 165-168, 201-204
Cartel behavior of railroads, 99-102
Centralized traffic control, 57, 61, 77, 133, 139, 142
Charleston and Hamburg railroad, 6
Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, 120
Chesser, Al, 81
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad. See Milwaukee Road
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad, 78-80
Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, 78- 80, 82
Civil Aeronautics Board, 51, 187-188
Code of Roadway Regulations, 134-136, 164, 179
Commoditrain, 78-80, 82
Common carrier. See Carriers
Common road. See Highways
Commuter trains, 70, 85-86
Competition: described, 72, 91-97, 147- 151; intermodal, 9-10, 19-40, 78; issues, 98-99, 100-104, 158-161, 167- 168, 183-184, 187-189, 190-191; roadways, 128, 169, 173, 176-179, 201-204, 207-210
Conant, Michael, 99

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  • New Titles From Quorum Books ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents ix
  • Figures xi
  • Tables xiii
  • Preface xv
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • 1 - Development of The Railway 3
  • Notes 6
  • 2 - A Product of Necessity 9
  • Notes 13
  • 3 - Degrees Of Standardization 15
  • Notes 18
  • 4 - Changing Times, 4 Changing Needs 19
  • Notes 31
  • Appendix To Chapter 4 Tables 1-4 33
  • 5 - For Everyone Else: The Typical Transportation Industry Structure 41
  • Notes 53
  • 6 - Railroad Industry Structure 55
  • Notes 65
  • 7 - Aspects of Joint Use 67
  • Notes 73
  • 8 - Aspects of Innovation 75
  • Notes 87
  • 9: Economics And Structure 91
  • Appendix To Chapter 9 109
  • 10 - In Theory, in Congress 113
  • Notes 124
  • 11 - A Proposal 127
  • 12 - Roadway Companies 131
  • 13 - Carrier Companies 147
  • Notes 161
  • 14 - Terminals 163
  • 15 - Regulation 173
  • Notes 181
  • 16 - Opportunity For Innovation 183
  • Notes 192
  • Appendix To Chapter 16 Service Alternatives For Short-Haul Traffic 195
  • 17 - The Promise And The Prospects 199
  • Notes 204
  • 18 - A Logical Conclusion 207
  • Notes 210
  • Bibliography 211
  • Index 221
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