Guide to Federal Records

Records of the U.S. Railway Association [USRA]


(Record Group 464)
1974-81

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Table of Contents

  • 464.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 464.2 RECORDS OF THE UNITED STATES RAILWAY ASSOCIATION 1974-75 43 lin. ft.
  • 464.3 MACHINE-READABLE RECORDS (GENERAL) 1974-81 6 data sets

464.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: As a nonprofit, government owned corporation, by the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (87 Stat. 985), January 2, 1974. Functions: Planned and financed the reorganization of bankrupt railroads in the Midwest and Northeast into the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail). Represented the Federal Government in litigation arising from the reorganization. Controlled the flow of government investments and loans to Conrail and monitored the carrier's performance. Administered loans to other carriers operating in or connecting with the Northeast region.

Abolished: Effective April 1, 1987, by an act of October 21, 1986 (100 Stat. 1906).

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the U.S. Railway Association in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

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464.2 RECORDS OF THE UNITED STATES RAILWAY ASSOCIATION
1974-75

Textual Records: Copies of testimony given in public hearings before the Rail Services Planning Office of the Interstate Commerce Commission, 1974-75, with indexes.

Related Records: Records of the Interstate Commerce Commission, RG 134.

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Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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