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Freight car shortage

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Freight Car Shortage.

Freight car shortage

hearings before the Freight Car Shortage Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, first session, on S. 1063, to amend sec. 1(14)(a) of the Interstate commerce act to insure the adequacy of the national railroad freight car supply, and for other purposes. June 17 and 25, 1963.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Freight Car Shortage.

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

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- Freight-cars

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C647 1963
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 143 p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5901600M
      LC Control Number63062428
      OCLC/WorldCa21723702

      WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 A severe shortage of freight cars appears to be imminent, according to William H. Tucker, chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission. Freight down markets, Vieth said, tend to last from 1 to 2 years, and added “we’re really a full year into this at this point.” He expects freight to stabilize, even grow, in and into Zaragoza (also called Saragossa in English) is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, lies by the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and the Gállego, roughly in the center of both Aragon and the Ebro basin.. On 1 January the population of the city of Zaragoza was ,, within its administrative limits on a land area of Autonomous community: Aragon. A freight claim or cargo claim is a legal demand by a shipper or consignee against a carrier in respect of damage to a shipment, or loss thereof.. Typically, the claimant will seek damages (financial compensation for loss), but other remedies include "specific performance", where the cargo-owner seeks delivery of the goods as common law, any carrier has a duty to act with reasonable.


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