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Title: "NTAD: National Rail Network 1:2,000,000 (line)" (2004)
 
Description: The Rail Network is a comprehensive data set of the nation's railway system at the 1:2,000,000 scale. The data set covers the 48 contiguous States plus the District of Columbia. The database provides location and attribute information for use in national and regional network analysis applications.
 
Keywords and Themes: Digital Line Graphs (DLG), Railroads, Transportation
 
Filename Prefix: Rail2m
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Mapped Drive Folder: /fedgov/bts/ntad04/polyline/rail2m/
Total size of data files: 13.23 MB
 
Data Type: ESRI Shapefile
Feature Type: Polyline
Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Datum: D_WGS_1984Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States

Created by: Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Released by: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
Content Date: 2004
Published Date: 20040518

Collection Name: National Transportation Atlas Databases (NTAD) 2004
Physical Location: Reference Gov. Docs. CD Cabinet
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Acquired Date: 20040901
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

Note: Acknowledgment of the Federal Railroad Administration and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics National Transportation Atlas Database would be appreciated in products derived from these data.

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Record ID: 2492_ntad04