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Does anyone have information on what NWP collects from bringing cars in?  Is there Federal money the collect also?  How does their financing work?

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Comment by jbriogrande on June 23, 2012 at 11:03pm

 Don't forget about the back haul of empties.  No revenue....only outlays......

Comment by Chad Glover on June 22, 2012 at 3:40pm

Thanks Dave

Comment by Dave S. on June 22, 2012 at 1:15pm

Study the budgets and disbursements of NCRA, the quasi-government entity that brought the line back to life.  FEMA and state money was invested in the line.  See the meeting minutes and all the attachments:


Now, as an operating railroad, NWP has tariff schedule:

The price must be right, because the feed mills in Petaluma are getting their grain via rail cheaper than truck delivery.

Hope this helps.

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