Railway Age 1980 December 8 NECIP Railroad technology: Review and speculations
Railway Age 1980 December 8 NECIP Railroad technology: Review and speculations

Railway Age 1980 December 8 NECIP Railroad technology: Review and speculations

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Railway Age 1980 December 8 NECIP Railroad technology: Review and speculations
 
Railway Age December 8 1980 Vol 181 No 23
CONTENTS
FEATURES
18 NECIP: Productive shifts in operations, organizationPlagued in its early years by organizational chaos and foot-dragging, the Northeast Corridor Improvement Project is now rolling-if not exactly speeding-toward completion. One result is that the newly published NEC schedules are, for the first time, shorter rather than longer.
22 Railroad technology: Review and speculationsSumming up the year-long series of articles that have examined every facet of the industry, Senior Editor Gus Welty writes: If there is a slackening of interest in taking the technological state of the art and improving it, among railroads or among suppliers, it is nowhere evident."
26 Philadelphia-Atlantic City: Highballing the highrollersThe biggest untapped rail passenger market in the U.S. is probably that which has been created by the gambling boom in Atlantic City. A number of organizations are interested in rebuilding and equipping an existing rail line-and one, the French company CGE, is ready to put money up front.
32 Railbus: A hybrid seeks its nicheThe question: Is there a need in the U.S. for rail passenger service in a bus-like vehicle over rural lines that are not maintained to conventional passenger train standards? A New Hampshire experiment with a British Leyland railbus will help turn up the answer.
NEWS
4 Short and Significant
8 Budd's entry in the piggyback sweepstakes
12 Penn Central: The price is set
12 Fast passenger rail for California?
12 ICC: New formula for abandonments
12 BN-Frisco: The merger's in effect
16 UP-UTU: Two new agreements
44 The Railroad Market

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