The Financial Viability of Conrail Page: XII
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Chessie The holding company that controls the Baltimore
and Ohio (B&O) and Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) systems.
ConRail The new railroad entity proposed by USRA to
operate the bulk of the bankrupt lines - the
Consolidated Railroad Corporation.
FSP Final System Plan, published by USRA in July, 1975.
ICC Interstate Commerce Commission. Responsible for
regulating the rates and conditions of competition
for U.S. railroads.
MT Million tons, used as an abbreviation for coal
shipments, output, etc.
N&W Norfolk and Western Railroad, a system operating in
the Northeast and East Central United States.
PSP Preliminary System Plan, published by USRA in
February, 1975 as its preliminary plan for re-
organizing the financial and operating affairs
of the bankrupt railroads.
RSPO Rail Services Planning Office. Office within
ICC responsible for critiquing the USRA plans.
TOFC Trailer on Flat Car freight, better known as
USRA United States Railway Association, established by
Congress in 1973 to plan the restricting of the
bankrupt railroads of the Northeast and Midwest.
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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. The Financial Viability of Conrail, report, September 1975; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39342/m1/9/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.