Modern Railroads 1966 October Great Merger Maze RI PATH CN Fold out map future

Modern Railroads 1966 October Great Merger Maze RI PATH CN Fold out map future

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Modern Railroads 1966 October Great Merger Maze RI PATH CN Fold out map future
Modern Railroads 1966 October Great Merger Maze RI PATH CN 134 pages  Lots of ads Fold out railroad map of the future?
Editorial Comment: Why Not Industry Merger Goals? The Promise of Automated Locomotive Checking  69
Inside Track: Father Dearborn and the Merger Movement 63
Report from Washington: Rails Fight Tax Credit Repeal 38
Observation Car: Piggyback Association Comes of Age 53
The Great Merger Maze by Nancy Ford  72
Though railroad mergers are as old as railroading itself, consolidation plans have come thick and fast in the past decade. Regulatory obstacles and inter-railroad wrangling make progress painfully slow; but some mergers move ahead in the East
Is This the Railroad Map of the Future?  75
Modern Railroads' fold-out colored map illustrates a transportation expert's speculation on the future over-all U.S. railroad picture
The Rock Island Donnybrook 83
The fight for control of the Rock Island is a major merger roadblock in the West
Simulation Scores for PATH by James J. Browne  86
Computer models improve rush-hour operations on transit system; head-ways, schedules, cars-per-train adjusted
CN Aims for Profitable Express-LCL Service by Robert Roberts  92
Combination express-LCL service utilizes coordinated rail-highway service and new handling techniques Including containerization
Add Impact Track to Draft Gear Labs 99
Determine efficiency of cushioning devices on 650-ft impact test track Point System Rates BR Track105
Computer on recording car summarizes, tallies track factors each quarter-mile as the track is checked
Short Line Turns to Coupled Weighing123
Ashley, Drew & Northern Railway finds that modern electronic, high-speed car weighing equipment is economically feasible for smaller railroads, too

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