Assessing the Costs of a Haulage Regime
Abstract"Third-party access to rail infrastructure in Western Australia's Pilbara region is a contentious issue due to concerns about how third-party trains might impact on incumbents' operations. A recent State Government proposal involves a haulage regime, rather than access by third-party trains. This article explores the ramifications of haulage by examining voluntary haulage in the United States. It finds, with some caveats, that haulage seems more appropriate to the Pilbara situation than access." Copyright (c)2009 The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research in its journal Australian Economic Review.
Volume (Year): 42 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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