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New Court Decision Says Amtrak Can't Set Timekeeping Performance Standards Over Freight Railroads; Impact on Trains Unclear

02 Jul 2013 10:32 PM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)


  • 03 Jul 2013 9:49 AM | Anonymous
    Why is the impact on trains unclear? Clearly, this will result in more padding in Amtrak's schedules and/or worse on-time performance. Why can't some sort of industry standard be drawn up by the Surface Transportation Board?
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    • 08 Jul 2013 1:10 PM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)
      Just posted an article from Railway Age which contains a good analysis.

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