Conrail Quality License Plate Frame
Conrail Quality License Plate
**Disclaimer - frames are thin, flat metal as is necessary for the printing process - about the thickness of a credit card***
• Ideal for States Where Front & Rear License Plates are Required
• 6.5" x 12.25" - 025 Gauge Aluminum
• Full size License Plate Frame with 4.16" Viewing Area
• Includes 4 Mounting Slots & 1/2" Radius Rounded Corners
• UV Protective Coating to Prevent Fading
• Image is reproduction - final product might differ slightly
- Not ideal for use in automatic car washes due to thinness of the metal
- This is NOT Heavy Duty metal.
The Consolidated Rail Corporation, commonly known as Conrail, was the primary Class I railroad in the Northeast U.S. between 1976 and 1999. Conrail is a portmanteau of "consolidated" and "rail" from the name of the company.
The U.S. federal government created Conrail to take over the potentially profitable lines of multiple bankrupt carriers. With the benefit of industry-wide regulatory requirements being reduced (via the 4R Act and the Staggers Act), Conrail began to turn a profit in the 1980s and was turned over to private investors in 1987. The two remaining Class I railroads in the East, CSX Transportation and the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS), agreed in 1997 to split the system approximately equally, returning rail freight competition to the Northeast by essentially undoing the 1968 merger of the Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central Railroad. Following Surface Transportation Board approval, CSX and NS took control in August 1998, and on June 1, 1999, began operating their portions of Conrail. (Credit - Wikipedia)