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Railpax Final Route Announcement Press Kit
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Railpax Final Route Announcement Press Kit

April 27,2021 This PDF file contains the text of prepared remarks from National Railroad Passenger Corporation chairman David Kendall and a press kit describing the route system to be served by the railroad, both...
Railpax Route Briefing for Congress
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Railpax Route Briefing for Congress

April 27,2021 These are talking points and call assignments given to members of the National Railroad Passenger Corporations's Board of Incorporators in preparation for telephone calls the incorporators were to...
Railpax Recommended Routes – March 1971
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Railpax Recommended Routes – March 1971

April 25,2021 This large PDF file is of a 273-page 3-ring binder presented to the Board of Incorporators of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation by their McKinsey and Co. consultant team in March 1971 so...
1970 McKinsey Proposal for Railpax Organization
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1970 McKinsey Proposal for Railpax Organization

April 24,2021 This is a PDF of a December 29, 1970 report from consulting firm McKinsey & Co. to the Board of Incorporators of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation on how to organize the new railroad. The...
Minutes of Meetings of Railpax Board of Incorporators
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Minutes of Meetings of Railpax Board of Incorporators

April 24,2021 This large PDF file is the bound 190-page compilation of the minutes of the meetings of the Board of Incorporators of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, held from December 22, 1970 to March...
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Nov. 1970 Nixon Railpax Route Order for Volpe

March 11,2021 This is a November 25, 1970 memo from OMB Director George Shultz to Transportation Secretary John Volpe notifying of President Nixon's decisions related to the preliminary routes served by the...
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Nov. 1970 OMB Railpax Route Options Memo for Nixon

March 11,2021 This is a memo from OMB Director George Shultz to President Nixon, undated (but from its context, it was either delivered on November 24 or 25, 1970) regarding the preliminary route map selection for...
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Nov. 1970 Volpe Draft Railpax Route Map for President Nixon

March 11,2021 This is a November 24, 1970 memo (with attachments) from Transportation Secretary John Volpe to President Nixon transmitting and explaining his and USDOT's initial recommendations for the "basic...
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1970 Preliminary Report on Basic National Rail Passenger System

March 11,2021 This is a preliminary report made by Transportation Secretary John Volpe on November 30, 1970 outlining the endpoint routes that the soon-to-exist National Rail Passenger Corporation would have to...
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1970 ICC Review of Preliminary Report on Basic National Rail Passenger System

March 11,2021 This is a December 29, 1970 report of the Interstate Commerce Commission giving the ICC's review of the October 1970 Preliminary Report on Basic National Rail Passenger System issued by the U.S....
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