It took EMD 27 years to produce its first 50 million horsepower of diesel-electrics, and 13 years for the next 50 million. All indications are that the 150-millionth will come at an even faster pace.
40 The evolution of Locomotivus dieselectricus
Although EMD dates the "diesel revolution" from 1938, the year of the 567 diesel engine, it really began a few years before that.
46 What shippers are saying about L&D
The ratio of L&D claims pay-out to revenue has again dropped-but Railway Age's Traffic Poll finds shippers to be far from complacent.
54 The case for higher rail rates
AAR Vice President Richard E. Briggs marshals some forceful arguments to back up the industry's request for a 2-4% rate increase.
57 Productivity tops the AARS agenda
As the superintendents prepare to gather in Kansas City, a scheduled workshop on productivity promises to be particularly productive.
10 Barge bill faces a Carter veto
13 A test of intermodal's pulling power
14 Adams: Move up tank-car deadlines
14 CN: Handy-packs for wheel blanks
16 Are Conrail executives overpaid?
13 Watching Washington
18 Lines on Labor
60 Speaking of books
70 Industrial Traffic
84 New Literature
72 100 Years Ago
61 People in the News
79 Piggyback loadings
84 Product Report
4 Short and Significant
83 Guide to Advertising
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