The US Railroads - Their Evolution, Structure and Operations Part 1
IRT Journal, Vol XXI I & II, Jan-Jun 2012, pp 9-29
23 Pages Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Date Written: April 16, 2012
This paper outlines the evolution, structure and operations of US railroads. It traces the evolution of the railroad network and the regulation framework. The current industry structure is also examined along with organization and operational characteristics. The strategies underlying the profitability of US railroads are examined with suggestions for Indian Railways.
Keywords: railroads, strategy, operations, USA
JEL Classification: D20, J21, L22, L51, L92, N71, N72, R40
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