Railroads: The Unloved Passenger

Unlike airlines, which promise to make the going great, and bus lines, which urge travelers to leave the driving to them, U.S. railroads have increasingly been able to fend off passengers with shrinking schedules and slovenly service. Now both the public and the Government are fighting back.

> Consumer Crusader Ralph Nader charged last week that railroading "is the only industry I know of where a company has made toilet maintenance part of its cost-cutting program." In an angry demand for Government action, Nader continued: "The railroads have tried to make toilets...

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