Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 August Long Island Comes Back

Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 August Long Island Comes Back

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Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 August Long Island Comes Back
 
Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 August Long Island Comes Back
70 Pages

34 Long Island is Finest/Robert Roberts/the nation's busiest commuter line rebuilds for comfort, speed, on time performance
42 Short Line is Long on Service/a look at the Chicago Short Line and its progress
44 New Machine Inserts, Removes Ties/Edward T. Myers/two in-track operation possible with new unit
47 A Modern Rail Odyssey/Frank Richter/visits to east and west spotlight progress in world railroading
54 Dual-Line Welding on L&N/Edward T. Myers/computerized ultrasonic rail testing aid CWR plant in Nashville
COMMENT
31 Washington/Harry Tennant/Rail finance bills ready for Congress as ASTRO generates mail from the home front
33 Editorial/Tom Shedd/Marketing for rail transit is needed to help build business
33 Editorial/Tom Shedd/simplification of tariffs is needed to help rail traffic
- Publisher's Notebook/Frank Richter/a special report on page 47 replaces this month's Notebook
RAIL TRANSIT
59 IRT Report/Tom Shedd /Mexico City meeting of the Institute for Rapid Transit turns spotlight on users of rapid transit
63 Airport Links/service planned by rapid transit to link two New York City Airports with downtown Manhattan
63 More Cars Planned/new orders are in the works for Philadelphia, Chicago and New York rapid transit systems
1 Cover/Tom Shedd/the new Long Island is typified by M-1 cars on the newly electrified Huntington line approaching Raco automatic gates guarding a Goodyear rubber crossing
13 Late News/another strike, an upturn in business, a Swedish score, and a list of new equipment orders
17 Industry News/GE develops new container storage system, N&W sells stock to employees, ATSF monitors service
29 People in the News/who's new and where among the executives who run the nation's railroads
64 New Products/what's new in the marketplace to boost efficiency, service, safety
68 Coming Events/a list of meetings and conventions of prime interest to railroad executives
70 Ad Index/where to find the news in advertising in the nation's most widely-read railroad magazine.

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