Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 January Congress and the Railroads

Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 January Congress and the Railroads

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Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 January Congress and the Railroads
 
Modern Railroads Rail Transit 1972 January Congress and the Railroads
104 Pages
42 Man of the Year/Tom Shedd /editors of Modern Railroads select men and events most important in 1971 and provide a new look into the future
46 Help from Washington/Brock Adams/A Congressman sponsoring transportation legislation tells what is needed
48 New Profit from Unitrains/Nancy Ford/ Hammermill Paper Co. and Penn Central develop new system
50 Amtrak's New Look/colorful uniforms are a part of the new image being shaped for the nation's passengers
57 Management Looks Ahead/Frank E. Shaffer, Edward T. Myers/MR's annual look at the year just past and the year ahead; rail, transit lines spell out their accomplishments
COMMENT
29 Interface/Robert Roberts/if it won't be doubles, much of the flatcar fleet may become outmoded
33 Washington/Harry Tennant/has enough groundwork been prepared to make pro-rail laws possible?
37 Editorial/Tom Shedd/railroads must face up to the fact that there is no alternative to cooperation
RAIL TRANSIT
93 Atlanta Gives OK to Rails/Edward T. Myers/voters approve rail transit system for two-county area
94 Big Year Ahead/ Potential order volume for new rail transit, commuter systems nears 3000 units
1 Cover/H. H. Gibson/the Modern Railroads Man of the Year for 1971, recalls his days as a Santa Fe switchman in this picture made on the Illinois Central in Chicago
13 News Bulletins/Frank E. Shaffer/last-minute developments as the January issue goes to press
19 Industry News/ TRF seeks data exchange, railroads have ecological edge, BAR takes new look at potatoes
23 Coming Events/calendar of important meetings and other events of interest to railroad executives
25 People in the News/who's new and where among the ranks of the men who direct the nation's railroads
97 Tech Talk/new airtight hopper car boosts bid for more plastics traffic
101 New Products/what's new in the marketplace for use by railroads to boost service, safety and efficiency
104 District Offices/a list of representatives on the nationwide staff of Modern Railroads
104 Ad Index/where to find the news in advertising of the nation's most widely read railroad service magazine

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