Railway Age 1967 October 9 / 16 Railroads 1968-1980 Special report to Management
Railway Age October 9/16 1967 Vol 163 No 14
45 A look at railroads in 1980
The "fabulous future" depends on proper planning now.
61 Cars: Profits, productivity due for emphasis
How to make more efficient use of cars will be the prime theme.
68 Locomotive design: Change by evolution
More horsepower without drastic engineering changes is likely.
83 M/W dilemma: Keeping plant up, costs down
Increasing demands on railroads have engineering officers troubled.
108 Communications: Trying the systems approach
Total information control is the goal of railroad S&C men.
115 Computers to revolutionize P&S
Recruiting and training key personnel will be a basic requirement.
121 Transit future based on small advances
Nothing exotic by 1980, but some good advances in technology.
170 Viewpoint-How to manage the "fabulous future"
A big problem: Getting the men to fill the future management spots.
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