Railway Age 1980 October 13 Railroad technology: Classification yards
Railway Age 1980 October 13 Railroad technology: Classification yards

Railway Age 1980 October 13 Railroad technology: Classification yards

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Railway Age 1980 October 13 Railroad technology: Classification yards
 
Railway Age October 13 1980 Vol 181 No 19
CONTENTS
FEATURES
Railroad technology: Classification yards
16 Outlook: Fewer yards, faster output
21 Queensgate quickens the pace in Cincinnati
26 Alyth: Remodeling a model yard
32 Ortner: A success story with a Southern accentOrtner's 10,000th Rapid Discharge car is being delivered, appropriately, to the Southern Railway, which has more than 900 of the cars in service.
36 Solid-fuel railroading in the '80s?Promoter Ross E. Rowland. Jr., is trying to raise $25 million to build two prototypes of the ACE 3000, a coal-burning locomotive designed to save one-third of the diesel's fuel bill.
38 Chicago Transit's Barnes: Helping to turn the tideCTA's new chairman sees public policy turning again toward mass transit, and he s using his political skills-both at the local level and as APTA's vice president for government affairs-to help bring about the change.
40 Boyd: "I am bullish on railroads. However..."Amtrak's president sees busy, fruitful years ahead for freight and passenger trains-unless the federal government continues to throw huge sums of money into other modes of transport which are no longer energy efficient.
NEWS
4 Short and Significant
8 CSX: A gradual consolidation
8 SP starts work on Tucumcari line
8 DOT cuts rail funds for fiscal '81
10 Earnings follow traffic-down
10 Rail safety: More power to DOT
12 Electrification: FBA's $20-billion program
46 The Railroad Market

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