Modern Railroads 1970 February C&NW Bi-level cars Frisco CP Southern Alum Cars

Modern Railroads 1970 February C&NW Bi-level cars Frisco CP Southern Alum Cars

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Modern Railroads 1970 February C&NW Bi-level cars Frisco CP Southern Alum Cars
 
Modern Railroads 1970 February   100 pages
NEWS
New Rail Car Deliveries to Rise  Spend $17.7 Billion on Rapid Transit .11
EDITORIAL
EDITORIAL COMMENT: Thank You, Congress!  What's Important about Pollution and the Railroads  29
INSIDE TRACK: A Look Ahead with Jervis Langdon  25
WASHINGTON REPORT: The Race with Costs 22
PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK: Still a Mighty Oak  100
FEATURES
"COM" GIVES SHIPPERS THE RIGHT CARS By Tom Shedd  31
Burlington's Car Order Matching uses improved car inspection and grading to produce a more detailed and useful inventory of cars available for loading, combined with improved methods of car reporting, to give better service to shippers
"MARKETING APPROACH" BOOMS
ILLINOIS CENTRAL PIGGYBACK By Nancy Ford  36
After intensive marketing homework, the Illinois Central has completely reorganized its intermodal services along marketing lines, providing hew services at new pricing schedules, and opening new facilities for more efficient operation
SOUTHERN'S ALUMINUM CARS: 10 YEARS LATER By Gerald Frankel . . . 42
A decade of experience has shown the Southern Railway System that aluminum cars can perform a valuable service in unit train operations, reducing costs and increasing capacity
BULK INTERMODAL SERVICE GOES INTERLINE By Robert Roberts 49
Central Railroad of New Jersey, with the help of C&O/ B&O, has developed a new terminal with Through Bulk Service, handling of bulk materials by rail with transfer to truck for smaller quantity delivery
CP RAIL OPERATES CANADA'S LARGEST DIESEL 51
Delivery of a new 3600-hp MLW-Worlhington locomotive brings a new generation of motive power to CP Rail, making high-capacity railroading a reality in the Pacific Northwest
HIGH-LEVEL CARE FOR BI-LEVEL CARS By Frank Shaffer  55
Chicago & North Western has built a coach servicing center particularly designed to keep its commuter equipment in good repair, though it can be used to service other equipment as needed
HEATED WINDSHIELD PROVIDES ALL-WEATHER VISIBILITY  61
Shatter-resistant windshields laminated of two sheets of tempered heat-treated glass, with a reinforcing inner layer of polyvinyl butyral, can be heated from a standard 74.5 volt supply to eliminate ice and fog
TRAIN HANDLING INDICATOR DEVELOPED ON FRISCO  63
Three veteran Frisco employees have invented a device which provides enginemen with a moving display showing the position of the train and the track up to five miles ahead, to be installed directly in front of the engineer's seat


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