Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June Changing Dynamics of Freight Cars

Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June Changing Dynamics of Freight Cars

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Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June Changing Dynamics of Freight Cars
Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June Changing Dynamics of Freight Cars
110 Pages
48 Freight Cars I/Tom Shedd/everything is different: cars are bigger, heavier, more expensive; "car shortage" still at hand
51 Freight Cars II/Henry Livingston/a bold proposal for a new method of providing an ample supply of cars
54 Freight Cars III/Tom Shedd/the search for a more economic freight car calls for more R&D but present know-how is excellent
61 ASTRO at the Grassroots/Harry Tennant/public relations push is producing results
67 The Green Mountain Line/Robert Roberts/a "Modern Short Line" report from New England
75 C&NW Beats Capital Costs/a decade of leasing cars and trucks saves investment funds
33 Point of View/Charles W. Hoppe/have events progressed to the point where nationalization is inevitable?
41 Washington/Harry Tennant/changes in depreciation face stiff fight
47 Editorial/Tom Shedd//s Trailer Train's Way the Answer?/ a suggestion for a freight car fleet
47 Editorial/Tom Shedd/introducing Point of View, MR's newest opinion column
106 Publisher's Notebook/Frank Richter/two new ventures in self help offer railroad progress
83 ATA Report/Edward T. Myers/first-hand account of San Francisco convention
87 Revenue Sharing/proposal of President Nixon intended as aid to transit
88 Ecological impetus /commuting habits must change to improve quality of life; growth seen in rapid transit equipment market
1 Cover/A. R. Trungale/a special design highlights the variety in modern freight cars
11Late news/the Signalmen's strike, dues for joining Amtrak, order for new cars, locomotives
15 industry News/KCS gets jumbo gons; RPI drops Golden Freight Car; rails continue track reduction
29 People in the News/who's new and where among the people who run the railroads
23 Coming Events/a list of meetings and conventions of prime interest to railroad executives
79 Operating Statistics/fourth quarter and full year compared with earlier periods
91 Tech Talk/Data-phone and computer help keep tabs on 5000 units or private car fleet
105 New Products/inventions designed to improve efficiency, service, safety
108 Ad Index/where to find the news in advertising for the nation's most widely-read railroad magazine.

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