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Title: "NTAD: National Rail Network 1:100,000 (line)" (2004)
 
Description: The Rail Network is a comprehensive database of the nation's railway system at the 1:100,000 scale. The data set covers the 48 contiguous States plus the District of Columbia. The data set provides location and partial attribute information for use in national and regional network analysis applications.
 
Keywords and Themes: Railroads, TIGER/Line, Transportation
 
Filename Prefix: Rail100k
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Mapped Drive Folder: /fedgov/bts/ntad04/polyline/rail100k/
Total size of data files: 64.8 MB
 
Data Type: ESRI Shapefile
Feature Type: Polyline
Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Datum: D_WGS_1984Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States
Source Scale: The horizontal accuracy for these data can be stated as being that associated with data compiled at the 1:100,000 scale.

Created by: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
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 (FRA) and the Bureau Transportation Statistics (BTS) National Transportation Atlas Databases (NTAD) 2004 would be appreciated in products derived from these data.

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Record ID: 2495_ntad04