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The ICC and Railroads have always had a long and fascinating relationship. They have demanded safety appliances such as standard brake equipment and handrails. They have been the final decision maker when it comes to Railroad mergers, the Southern Pacific/ Santa Fe merger being an outstanding example.

Also see: The Heburn (1906) & Staggers (1980) Rail acts.

If nobody's written a book on the subject I'd be shocked.

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