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Railway nationalization in Canada

the problem of the Canadian national railways

by Leslie Thomas Fournier

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Canadian National Railways.,
    • Canadian Pacific Railway.,
    • Railroads and state -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeslie T. Fournier.
      SeriesThe Railroads.
      LC ClassificationsHE2807 .F68 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 358 p. ;
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4093087M
      ISBN 100405137761
      LC Control Number80001308

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Railway nationalization is the act of taking rail transport assets into public l countries have at different times nationalized part or all of their railway system. More recently, the international trend has been towards privatization. OCLC Number: Description: ix pages, 2 leaves, pages 24 cm.

Contents: A brief history of the Canadian National Railway system --The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway --The Canadian Northern Railway system --The Railway Inquiry Commission of --The nationalization of the Canadian Northern --Operating results of the Canadian Northern and the Canadian Pacific --The.

This book analyzes the financial and operating record of the Canadian National Railway System in comparison with its private competitor, the Canadian Pacific Railway System.

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