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The Gravy Train: An Inside Look at the Long Island Rail Road

2.5 of 5 stars 2.50  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review
Climb on Board The Gravy Train, and tak a look at the Inner workings of the government-subsidized agency responsible for one of the most inefficient railroads in the United States
Paperback, 120 pages
Published January 20th 2003 by Trafford Publishing
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May 03, 2012 Kriston rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Rail fans and union organizers
Recommended to Kriston by: Myself
This book has excessively good detail about several projects the author had been involved in modernizing the Long Island Rail Road. It appears to be authentic, but the bias is too obvious. The LIRR, in the author's view, is the epitome of an organization paralyzed by unionism. The supposedly amazing efficiencies proposed and implemented by the author were supposedly undone to further the union's vice-like grip on the LIRR.

I have an impartial view, but I am left with a yearning to know more about
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