Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 November Flatback at the Crossroads

Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 November Flatback at the Crossroads

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Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 November Flatback at the Crossroads
 
Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 November Flatback at the Crossroads
108 Pages
44 Flatback I/Recessioh Puts Dip in Growth Curve/Robert Roberts/MR's annual survey of COFC/TOFC traffic
52 Flatback II /The Container Boom: Is it a Bust?"/ volume continues to soar but profits continue to be elusive
58 Flatback III/PC, SP and WP reveal growth ideas, tell how better handling and better controls stimulate gains
68 85 mph in Rockies is UP Goal/Edward T. Myers/elimination of speed restrictions will help cut running times
73 Louis Armand, 1905-1971/Frank Richter/French rail official became world leader in stressing better rail technology
77 All-Rail Ore to Win New Traffic/ Frank E. Shaffer/Mesabi-to-Pittsburgh move by unitrain can cost less than water route
COMMENT
37 Interface/Robert Roberts/a beginning, but only a small beginning, was made with the DOT policy statement
41 Washington/Harry Tennant/railroad representatives hope to persuade Congress to take key actions before Thanksgiving
43 Editorial/Tom Shedd/will railroads continue intermural squabbling until the time for action has passed?
43 Editorial/Tom Shedd/ because everyone needs to know what other modes are doing, MR introduces "Interface," a new commentary
RAIL TRANSIT
81 $900 Million for Transit/Edward T. Myers/Conference on Urban Transportation hears plans for massive transit aid
84 News Roundup/Chicago seeks more for IC/safety hazards should be designed out; motion detector aids safety
1 Cover/A. R. Trungale/symbolizing the meeting of rail and road, a LeTourneau crane handles TOFC on the CR1P in Chicago.
12 Late News/strike talk, new equipment orders, Amtrak's new schedules, the 1972 outlook and other news bulletins at presstime
21 Industry News/industry-wide car control center seen as next step; PGE adds 250 miles of line; Carl Lyon sees great future
33 People in the News/who's new and where among the ranks of executives who run the nation's railroads
91 Tech Info/how to kill bacteria in reefers, how to safeguard locomotives, problems with tires, and an uplift for car builders
103 New Products/what's new in the marketplace for use by railroads to boost service, efficiency and safety.
108 Ad Index/where to find the news in advertising in the nation's most widely-read railroad magazine.

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