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Freight transportation in the Soviet Union

including comparisons with the United States

by Ernest William Williams

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Freight and freightage -- Soviet Union,
    • Freight and freightage -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Ernest W. Williams, Jr. with the assistance of George Novak and Holland Hunter. A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE199.R8 W5 1962
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 221 p.
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5851683M
      LC Control Number62011951
      OCLC/WorldCa237460

        The Soviet Union surprised much of the western world in with its successful launch of Sputnik, the first satellite to reach outer space. Four years later, the Russians followed that by sending the first human, pilot Yuri Gagaran, into outer space aboard the Vostok 1. Amtorg Trading Corporation, also known as Amtorg (short for Amerikanskaya Torgovlya, Russian: Амторг), was the first trade representation of the Soviet Union in the United States, established in New York in by merging Armand Hammer's Allied American Corporation (Alamerico) with Products Exchange Corporation (Prodexco) and Arcos-America Inc. (the U.S. branch of All Russian Co Missing: Freight transportation.

      Oil Industry of the Former Soviet Union - Reserves, Extraction and Transportation: Reserves, Extraction and Transportation - CRC Press Book. The Russian Federation is a leading oil producer and has a major oil supply system. This book describes the current Russian situation and prospects for the future development of its industry. in "See Russia in ," a new book which will be sent to you upon request, issued by the American Express, Russian Division. The American Express maintains in each of its offices complete information relating to travel to the Soviet Union and the neighboring countries. From time to time tours for industrial and business leaders are organized.

      TRB’s National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 6: Impacts of Public Policy on the Freight Transportation System describes the numerous ways that government policy decisions can affect the freight system and, in turn, how understanding the differing concerns and priorities of governments is crucial to better consideration of the potential impacts of public policy. Transport in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was an important part of the nation's economic centralisation of the late s and s led to the development of infrastructure at a massive scale and rapid pace. Before the Soviet Union's collapse in , there were a wide variety of modes of transport by land, water and air.


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Freight transportation in the Soviet Union by Ernest William Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

A comparison of major shifts in volume of freight traffic in the Soviet Union and in the United States. Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while. A comparison of major shifts in volume of freight traffic in the Soviet Union and in the United States. Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while Author: Ernest William Williams. CHAPTER 1 Composition and Growth of Soviet and United States Freight Transportation (pp.

) From the point of view of its transportation plant and the allocation of freight and passenger traffic among the several transportation agencies, the Soviet economy. Freight Transportation in the Soviet Union, Including Comparisons with the United States.

Ernest W. Williams, Jr. Published in by Princeton University Press NBER Program(s):IO, PR Order from pages ISBN: Table of ContentsAuthor: Jr.

Ernest W. Williams. More about this item Book Chapters The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS. Ernest W. Williams, Jr., "Composition and Growth of Soviet and United States Freight Transportation," NBER Chapters, in: Freight Transportation in the Soviet Union: A Comparison with the United States, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

A comparison of major shifts in volume of freight traffic in the Soviet Union and in the United States. Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important. Contents PREFACE XVH FOREWORD, by G. Warren Nutter xix 1. COMPOSITION AND GROWTH OF SOVIET AND UNITED STATES FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION 1 A Railroad Economy 1 Water Transport 3 Truck Transport 9 Petroleum Pipelines 11 Aggregate Intercity Transportation 13 Transportation in the United States 17 Comparisons of Soviet and United States Traffic 25 2.

traffic in order to secure or retain it.* The Soviet shipper faces a single railroad administration and the position of the latter is strong.2 Thus, according to Soviet theory, freight traffic is not a phenomenon that the railroad administration, its superintendents, or its agents should accept as beyond their control.

Indeed, they are expected toCited by: 4. aggregate output of the Soviet rail plant in familiar terms, viz., metric tons originated, carloadings, and metric ton-kilometers (at least two of these series are subject to a probable overstatement). In the study of all series, care should be taken to observe the years when territorial coverage by: 4.

Freight Transportation in the Soviet Union. [Ernest William Williams] -- A comparison of major shifts in volume of freight traffic in the Soviet Union and in the United States. Originally published in (). ad Freight Transportation. Five Year Plan for the Rehabilitation and Development of the National Economy of the USSR, (translated from the Russian).

Freight Rates, and Location Decisions," Value and Plan, ().Author: Jr. Ernest W. Williams. More about this item Book Chapters The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS. Ernest W. Williams, Jr., "Composition and Growth of Soviet and United States Freight Transportation," NBER Chapters, in: Freight Transportation in the Soviet Union, Including Comparisons with the United States, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Rail freight traffic in the Soviet Union. Railway freight volume in the 20th century: USA and USSR. The graph compares the freight traffic (in tonne-km) of the USSR to the US. The USSR rebuilt its rail system and industrialised with five-year plans.

Soviet Union is today. Since rail transportation in the United States now accounts for less than 40 per cent of total intercity freight ton-miles, it is essential to make comparisons of total intercity freight transportation despite very serious statistical inadequacies in both countries in much of the nonrail tr3nsport.

Moreover, the virtual. A comparison of major shifts in volume of freight traffic in the Soviet Union and in the United ally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-p.

Transportation of Soviet Union The USSR had an extensive and overburdened transportation system. Population and economic activity being highly dispersed, it had to haul five to ten times as much freight to produce a unit of GNP as the United States and Western Europe did.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Ernest William, Freight transportation in the Soviet Union. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research,   After a short foreword, an introduction by the author describing the project, and an introduction to the subject of bus stops in the Soviet Union, the rest of the book contains only pictures.

Four are of typical bus models, the others of bus stops, organized by country (former Republic)/5(56). Research in Transportation Business & Management Volume 6, AprilPages The freight railways of the former Soviet Union, twenty years on: Reforms lose steam ☆Cited by: 4.

Since private cars were hard to get and very expensive, public transportation played a major role in the Soviet Union. "Ushanka Show" is a collection of stories about life. Freight Transportation in the Soviet Union, Including Comparisons with the United States: Composition and Growth of Soviet and United States Freight Transportation.In late Soviet Union, bus and trolley-bus fares varied from 3 to 6 kopecks, tram fares from 3 to 5 kopecks.

Metro fare was 5 kopecks in all cities (with automatic gates operating on 5-kopeck coins). By the end of s, most companies brought losses, typically measured by fractions of kopecks per ticket. This video covers the topic of traveling by train in the Soviet Union.

Elektrichka, general coach, platzkart coach and other cool forms of Soviet passenger trains.