Modern Railroads 1966 May COMPUTER SIMULATION Wabco brake controls

Modern Railroads 1966 May COMPUTER SIMULATION Wabco brake controls

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Modern Railroads 1966 May COMPUTER SIMULATION Wabco brake controls
Modern Railroads 1966 May COMPUTER SIMULATION Wabco brake controls
Editorial Comment: Toward a Higher Level of Railroading  A Program That Merits Railroad Support  75
Publisher's Notebook: Frustration or Progress? 166
Inside Track: "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines" 51
Report From Washington: Transportation Department a Certainty, Says Boyd  21
Observation Car: "Home Shop Car-Do Not Load"  33
Part  What If . . ." Simulation-A Practical Way to Analyze
Railroad Problems and Come Up With Better Answers   94 By running "models" of present and proposed operations, management can avoid the hazards of trial-and-error in planning capital outlays, changing facilities, improving ultilization
Part II-Network Analysis-Putting a Foundation Under
Air Castles   101 Coming: A complete freight service network model in which traffic flow responds to terminal and system-wide management policies
The Impact of Higher-Capacity Railroading by Edward T. Myers . . . 78 Experts examine the effects of the new high-capacity freight cars on railroad track, bridges
See Big Future for Liquid Nitrogen System by Robert Roberts . . . 89 Linde Division expects new insulations, and high-capacity flat-wall fuel tank to increase use of its Polarstream refrigeration system
Cranes Key to Piggyback Growth by Robert Roberts  106
Cranes give C&EI elbow room in small yard . . . permit the railroad to increase piggyback volume sharply despite limited space.
How Europe Numbers Its Freight Cars by P. E. Punt 113
Uniform system links 42 railroads, car lines on two continents; car coding designed for electronic data processing
NP Line Change Increases Operating Efficiency  117
Construction reduces degree of curve, eliminates clearance restrictions
Census Confirms "Mass-Production" Role of Railroads  123
Strengths and weaknesses of railroads and their competitors documented in census report
Aerospace Fastening System Used in Freight Cars  127
Cite production time savings up to 40 percent
Mechanized Units Increase Road Gang Efficiency  131
New York Central uses 153 trucks for non-specialized maintenance
Removable Brake Package Cuts Locomotive Shop Delays 139
Wabco introduces compact set of brake controls for use in any make of locomotive

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