Railway Age August 14 1978 Vol 179 No 15 Notice the condition, some lihgt staining, rippled pages
MOVING PEOPLE: Canada in transit
24 For new systems, the choice is fixed guideway
First Toronto, then Montreal, picked heavy rail. Now Edmonton has entered the lists with light rail, Calgary is following suit, and Vancouver is taking a hard look.
28 Carbuilding: "Exciting variations..."
Canada's manufacturers are using (and improving on) existing technology, and avoiding the "far out," as they attempt to capture markets at home as well as abroad.
34 Concrete ties: The jury is still out
Twenty years after the first concrete ties were installed in U.S. track, railroads are still waiting for definitive answers to tough questions. This is the story so far.
40 UP: Escaping the paperwork jungle
Union Pacific has replaced its old agency accounting procedure-manual recording with unit-record data entry-with a system built around distributed data processing.
4 Short and Significant
10 Milwaukee seeks to drop line to West Coast
14 More money for CR, none for D&H
14 A new president for Seaboard...and the Long Island
16 Break up unit trains? "No," says Sullivan
53 The railroad market
13 Watching Washington
56 New Literature
50 100 Years Ago
47 People in the News
18 Lines on Labor
56 Product Report
55 Guide to Advertising
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