• Creator
  • Environmental Protection Agency. 12/2/1970-
  • Created Date
  • 1974-04
  • Description
  • PASSENGERS ABOARD A METROLINER ENROUTE FROM WASHINGTON DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, TO NEW YORK CITY. IT IS ONE OF THE CORPORATION's TRAINS WHICH MAKE 16 ROUND TRIPS DAILY BETWEEN THE TWO CITIES, WITH FOUR TO FIVE STOPS ENROUTE. AMTRAK IS TRYING TO ACHIEVE A 55 PERCENT LOAD FACTOR AND IS NEAR THE 50 PERCENT FIGURE AT THIS TIME. TO ACHIEVE A MUCH HIGHER LOAD FACTOR, THE CORPORATION WOULD HAVE TO PACK PEOPLE IN THE TRAINS DURING PEAK PERIODS. SOME 18,0... more
    PASSENGERS ABOARD A METROLINER ENROUTE FROM WASHINGTON DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, TO NEW YORK CITY. IT IS ONE OF THE CORPORATION's TRAINS WHICH MAKE 16 ROUND TRIPS DAILY BETWEEN THE TWO CITIES, WITH FOUR TO FIVE STOPS ENROUTE. AMTRAK IS TRYING TO ACHIEVE A 55 PERCENT LOAD FACTOR AND IS NEAR THE 50 PERCENT FIGURE AT THIS TIME. TO ACHIEVE A MUCH HIGHER LOAD FACTOR, THE CORPORATION WOULD HAVE TO PACK PEOPLE IN THE TRAINS DURING PEAK PERIODS. SOME 18,000,000 PASSENGERS IN THE U.S. RODE AMTRAK IN 1974, AN INCREASE OF 10 PERCENT. less
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  • Slide
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