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Amtrak discontinuance criteria

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Amtrak discontinuance criteria

hearings before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, on Amtrak"s criteria and procedures for making route and service decisions ..

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amtrak.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held-Feb. 3-6, 1976

    SeriesSerial no. 94-62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 299 p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14179771M


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Amtrak suggested to Michigan that the International be truncated to Port Huron, which would allow for a more reliable trip on the former Blue Water Limited schedule, restore connections in Chicago, and allow day trips to : Midwestern United States/Southern Ontario.

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a publicly funded railroad service operated and managed as a for-profit corporation [1] which began operations on May 1,to provide intercity passenger train service in the United States. Amtrak operates more than trains each day on 21, miles (34, km) of track with select segments having civil operating.

After five years, discontinuance of most express business and low ridership prompted Amtrak to revert the train to its Pittsburgh-Philadelphia-New York routing in February Today, the Pennsylvanian is again state-supported, financed primarily through funds made available by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Per this report, the Carter administration required all Amtrak routes to meet a minimum cost/farebox ratio or face discontinuance. Unfortunately, the aforementioned track issues and delays resulted in a steep decline in ridership for the : Eastern United States.

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Amtrak's headquarters is located one block west of Union Station in Washington, D.C. Amtrak serves more than destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces, operating more than trains daily o miles (34, km) of track.

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Requires Amtrak to provide substitute service over existing routes pending deferred implementation of such recommendations without reference to the Route and Service Criteria.

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The Southwest Chief (formerly the Southwest Limited and Super Chief) is a passenger train operated by Amtrak on a 2,mile (3, km) route through the Midwestern and Southwestern United runs between Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California, passing through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and California.

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Need more help. PsychiatryOnline Customer Service may be. EMD built the locomotive in LaGrange, Ill., in as No. After the creation of Amtrak and discontinuance of Santa Fe passenger trains, No. 92 hauled freight train under the Super C service and in was one of two locomotives featured in the debut of Santa Fe's then Super Fleet service.

Book Microform: National government publication: Microfiche: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Amtrak -- Appropriations and expenditures. Railroads -- United States -- Train discontinuance. Railroads -- United States -- Finance.

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A bit of history: Back in the just-before-Amtrak days, the freight railroads, which were losing untold amounts of money on intercity passenger trains they were forced to operate, purposely attempted to drive customers away, because it was the only way they could successfully petition the Interstate Commerce Commission for discontinuance of service.