A January 2, 1976 memo from OMB Director James Lynn and Transportation Secretary William Coleman to President Ford asking the President to decide what positions to take in final negotiations with House and Senate conferees on the pending omnibus railroad bill (S. 2718) and a follow-up memo on January 6 from White House staff to Lynn listing and explaining the President’s decisions. The final bill became the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 (Public Law 94-210).