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Argentine railways a review of their position, conditions, and prospects by Leopold Grahame

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Published by Renskorf, Lyon & Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • Argentina.


  • Railroads -- Argentina.

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Statementby Leopold Grahame.
LC ClassificationsHE2908 .G7
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6587361M
LC Control Number16011695

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Formerly the country's primary form of long distance travel, the Ferrocarriles Argentinos rail network was privatized in the s. As a result of t. “The railways had an enormous social and cultural impact, and often arrived in areas where there was little or no population. Around the middle of the last century there w kilometres of track, at which point the railway system was nationalised as Ferrocarriles Argentinos (Argentine Railways), the largest railway company in the world.   However, some of Randazzo’s nationalistic rhetoric may be misplaced. Made completely in China by the state-owned consortium CSR, the trains were installed in Argentina by hundreds of Chinese employees, working out of a specially constructed it’s not the only game China’s railway consortiums have going in the region.   At the centenary of independence in , the Argentine possessed the seventh largest rail system in the world. Railways had facilitated national integration and spectacular growth; the country one of the top ten economies in the global system. ♣♣♣ Notes: This blog post is based on the book British Railways in Argentina, a case.