Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June DOT Starts at Pueblo North Platte Shop

Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June DOT Starts at Pueblo North Platte Shop

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Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June DOT Starts at Pueblo North Platte Shop
 
Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 June DOT Starts at Pueblo
82 Pages
38 UP Opens North Platte Shop/giant new facility at important rail hub services 300 units daily and can maintain 400 a month
40 DOT Starts Pueblo Center/new frontiers in railroading to be explored in Colorado but present day problems will be stressed
42 Southern Improves Controls/by Robert Roberts/advances in data processing systems speed trains and improve customer service
48 Testing at 25 mph/ultrasonic probes speed rail testing at higher speeds on British Railways
52 IRC Probes Containerization/by Frank Richter/London conference studies future of containerization-piggyback
58 KCT Consolidates/by Frank E. Shaffer/centralization of control eliminates towers, saves time on train movements
61 ATSF Speeds Communications/ Teletype network uses microwave, land lines to upgrade flow of data on car availability
COMMENT
31 Washington Report/by Harry Tennant/railroads continue drive for tax relief; stiffer labor legislation seen
35 Editorial/by Tom Shedd / what will it take to wake up Congress to enable the labor situation to be finally resolved?
Publisher's Notebook/by Frank Richter/the report from London on page 52 replaces this month's column
RAIL TRANSIT
67 IC Highliners/by Edward T. Myers/double-decked electrified cars go into commuter service on the Illinois Central in Chicago
69 A Successor to the PCC/seven transit systems interested in lightweight car
71 C&NW Asks Metro Authority/plan seen as only solution for Chicago's problems with consolidation of rail and city transit systems
1 Cover/Gerry Richard/a solid westbound Canadian National train of potash for export passes Cisco, B.C.
11 Late News/Amtrak names first officials; expressway stopped in Ontario in favor of rapid transit; strikes in coal and steel
15 Industry News/RPl drops Golden Freight Car award; N&W expands center to control trains; coal mines ask for more cars
27 People/news of changes in the ranks of the men who direct railroad activities
73 Tech Talk/mini-computers put to work to refine ACI data for Canadian National
77 New Products/a summary of developments from manufacturers
82 Ad Index/a director of the news in the form of advertising in this issue

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