Re: Freight car with ICC report

Aley, Jeff A


Yes it is a big assumption. I suggest a séance or use of a oujia board to contact Tim Gilbert and ask him why he made such an assumption, and what are the implications.



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Aley, Jeff A wrote:
For each ICC region (e.g. "Central West"), the percentage of box
cars on home rails is given (28.50%).
An assumption is made that each of the roads in the Central West had
exactly 28.50% of their cars on home rails.
Pretty giant assumption there, Jeff.

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