Passenger Train Service, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Aeronautics ... 91-2, on H.R. 17849, and S. 3706
1970 - 187 pages
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affected agency agree amendment amount appear areas arrangements assistance Association authorized avoidable basic system believe bill carriers Chairman CLAYTOR Commerce Act Commission committee Company Congress consider continue contract Contractor Corporation corridors costs decision Department designated Dick DINGELL directors discontinuance employees enactment established expenses facilities Federal FRIEDEL going Government House improved insert intercity rail passenger Interstate Commerce Commission issued January labor language legislation letter loans losses March means million necessary Office operation passenger trains payment performed period points present President problem proposed protection questions rail passenger service railroad Railway reasonable received recommendations referred regional representatives request respect responsibility routes savings Secretary VOLPE selected Senate serve Southern specific STAGGERS statement submit suggest Thank tion transportation United Washington
Page 33 - The Corporation shall be a for profit corporation, the purpose of which shall be to provide intercity rail passenger service, employing innovative operating and marketing concepts so as to fully develop the potential of modern rail service in meeting the Nation's intercity passenger transportation requirements.
Page 82 - No contract under section 401 (a) (1) of this Act between a railroad and the Corporation may be made unless the Secretary of Labor has certified to the Corporation that the labor protective provisions of such contract afford affected employees, including affected terminal employees, fair and equitable protection by the railroad.
Page 154 - Any state, regional, or local agency may request of the corporation rail passenger service beyond that included within the basic system. Amtrak shall Institute such service if the state, regional, or local agency agrees to reimburse the corporation for a reasonable portion of any losses associated with such services.
Page 115 - A railroad shall provide fair and equitable arrangements to protect the interests of employees affected by discontinuances of intercity rail passenger service whether occurring before, on, or after January 1, 1975.
Page 114 - ... priority of reemployment of employees terminated or laid off; and (5) paid training or retraining programs. Such arrangements shall include provisions protecting individual employees against a worsening of their positions with respect to their employment...
Page 37 - ... that rail passenger service can help to end the congestion on our highways and the overcrowding of airways and airports; that the traveler in America should to the maximum extent feasible have freedom to choose the mode of travel most convenient to his needs; that to achieve these goals requires the designation of a basic national rail passenger system and the establishment of a rail passenger corporation for the purpose of providing modern, efficient, intercity rail passenger service...
Page 97 - to influence any member of the Commission . . . except by the recognized and public processes" go "to the very core of the Commission's quasi-judicial powers . . ." Massachusetts Bay Telecasters, Inc.
Page 115 - SEC. 513. The Administrator shall take such action as may be necessary to insure that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors...