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Scope and state role in California passenger railroad development

California. Legislature. Assembly. Select Committee on Mass Transit.

Scope and state role in California passenger railroad development

final report

by California. Legislature. Assembly. Select Committee on Mass Transit.

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Published by The Committee, May be purchased from Assembly Publications Office in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.,
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads and state -- California.,
    • Railroads -- California -- Passenger traffic.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementCalifornia Legislature, Assembly Select Committee on Mass Transit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2771.C2 C34 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3924326M
      LC Control Number81621925

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      Federal laws, State laws, and CPUC General Orders on Railroads. CPUC has legal regulatory authority over rail safety within California. ROSB is responsible for enforcing both state and federal laws, regulations, Commission General Orders, and directives relating to the transportation of persons and commodities by rail. Railroads played a large role in the development of the United States from the industrial revolution in the North-east (–) to the settlement of the West (–). The American railroad mania began with the founding of the first passenger and freight line in the nation of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in and the "Laying of the First Stone" ceremonies and beginning of its.


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