Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 October Seaboard Coast Line

Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 October Seaboard Coast Line

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Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 October Seaboard Coast Line
Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1971 October Seaboard Coast Line
98 Pages
38 The SCL Story/Robert Roberts/the Modern Seaboard Coast Line is in the Modern Railroads editorial spotlight
40 Merger Makes SCL Stronger/the best parts of two great railroads were strengthened, service improved
50 How the Merger Was Accomplished/advance planning was the key to the smooth transition into a new company
56 Operations/merged systems enable through traffic to be concentrated on major routes for better service
60 Key to the Future/the computer is paving the way for SCL progress today but it will have a bigger role tomorrow
61 Purchasing Streamlined/inventory reduction made possible through consolidation and computerization
62 Sales-Operations Teamwork/a great tool for new business results from cooperation of two key departments
66 More Jobs, More Freight/aggressive industrial development activities help keep SCL growing
67 SCL Boosts CTC, Radio, Detectors/modern communications help trains keep moving on schedule
67 Pure Air and Water at a Price/government ecological decisions change and keep this department hustling
68 Fine-Tunded Track/mechanized maintenance plus more welded rail and experiments with concrete ties keep roadway healthy
70 Modern from the Wheels Up/modern car, locomotive fleet maintained in shops planned for specialized work
33 Washington/Harry Tennant/the proposal backed by water, truck and rail may sound great but it might have started better
37 Editorial/Tom Shedd/here are the reasons the railroad industry must develop a master plan to chart its survival
37 Editorial/Tom Shedd/industry planning may be complex but here are eight elements to use as starters
77 The Germans are Coming/Edward T. Myers/Du Wag trolley cars to make test runs on U.S. transit lines
78 BART Plans Programmed Maintenance/detailed schedules established for track, buildings, structures
1 Cover/Sandy Gandy /SCL 's Spirit of 1776 rolls toward northern markets with "Florida Sunshine" aboard the Tropicana unitrain
13 Late News/ a round of strikes, a birthday celebration, a fine addition to the library and a faster trip to Boston
31 People in the News / who's new and where-a look at executive changes among the men who run the nation's railroads
83 New Products/what's new in the marketplace to help railroads boost efficiency, service and safety
89 Tech Talk/Reading saves $100,000 with oil analysis, PC saves $500,000 with plastic windows
98 Ad Index/Here's where to find the news in advertising in the nation's most widely-read railroad magazine.

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