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Report to Congress on the Rail passenger service act.

United States. Dept. of Transportation.

Report to Congress on the Rail passenger service act.

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Published in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSubmitted by the Secretary of Transportation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2705 1973 .E14 1973a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p.
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5523317M
      LC Control Number73601561

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CT, in It recommended that the FRA “study the feasibility of requiring a form of automatic train control at points where passenger trains are required to meet other trains.”12 Inthe congressional Office of Technology Assessment issued a report requested by Congress on the use of automatic train control devices in rail transit.

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funded public transportation and Amtrak’s intercity passenger rail service. A separate law requires that at least half the value of products imported by sea for federally supported transportation projects be transported in U.S.-flag Size: 1MB. (6) New rail passenger service. No new intercity or commuter rail passenger service shall commence after Decemuntil a PTC system certified under this subpart has been installed and made operative.

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