Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 April Rails Gear for Flatback Growth D&RGW Sa

Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 April Rails Gear for Flatback Growth D&RGW Sa

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Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 April Rails Gear for Flatback Growth D&RGW Sa
 
Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 April Rails Gear for Flatback Growth
88 Pages
44 The Intermodal Future/Robert Roberts/new growth coming in flatback with ramp mechanization, rate innovation
46 PC, RDG, CNJ Gain with Intermodal/three lines in bankruptcy stress TOFC/COFC and make gains in volume and profitability
50 Intermodal Hardware/the story of increasing mechanization plus an exclusive three-page fold-out chart listing equipment
58 ATSF Stays Ahead of Intermodal Growth/terminal mechanization and Mini-Bridge are keys in Santa Fe TOFC/COFC progress
60 Marketing at Work on D&RGW/Nancy Ford/salesmen win, hold traffic with techniques, information never before available
66 Analysis Car Checks C&NW Track/Edward T. Myers/computer printout identifies seven irregularities in track
70 Short Line is Key Link/Robert Roberts/canned goods consolidation puts Stockton Terminal & Eastern in growth era
73 Luna: Put Differences Aside/Tom Shedd/MR's Railroad Man of the Year urges management, unions work together for progress
COMMENT
31 Interface/Robert Roberts/two ICC decisions on trucking rights may be "straws in the winds"
35 Washington/Harry Tennant/ASTRO appears to be sidetracked in favor of emphasis on Surface Transportation Act
33 Point of View/Charles W. Hoppe /is too much emphasis being paid to rail control instead of shipper control?
43 Editorial /Tom Shedd/intermodal developments indicate a new maturity is developing in the transportation industry
43 Editorial/Tom Shedd/PC's Bill Moore laments the burden of the rail industry with "shadows of the past"
RAIL TRANSIT
75 Chicago Plans Improvements/Edward T. Myers/new downtown subway plus surface link to airport are major goals
77 Transit Topics/Baltimore begins car design, Pittsburgh continues rubber vs. steel battle, Michigan House defeats transit
DEPARTMENTS
1 Cover/Egon Steinebach /the perfect intermodal setting is shown at Brunterm, the CP terminal at St. John, N.B.
13 News Bulletins/Frank E. Shaffer/last-minute developments as the April issue of MR goes to press
17 Industry News/contract awarded for TACV, hourly per diem cited as solution to car movement, EMD ships Dash Two
25 Coming Events /calendar of important meetings and other events of interest to railroad executives
27 People in the News/who's new and where among the ranks of the men who direct the nation's railroads
81 Tech Talk/L&N uses laminated timbers in new bridge as answer to shortage of large sawn timbers
83 New Products/what's new in the marketplace for use by railroads to boost service, efficiency and safety
88 District Offices/a list of representatives on the nationwide staff of Modern Railroads
88 Ad Index/where to find the news in advertising of the nation's most widely read railroad service magazine

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