Railway Age 1980 September 8 Railroad technology, Part 8: Trucks & suspension sy
Railway Age 1980 September 8 Railroad technology, Part 8: Trucks & suspension sy

Railway Age 1980 September 8 Railroad technology, Part 8: Trucks & suspension sy

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Railway Age 1980 September 8 Railroad technology, Part 8: Trucks & suspension sy
 
Railway Age September 8 1980 Vol 181 No 17
CONTENTS
FEATURES
30 Railroad technology, Part VIII: Trucks and suspension systemsThere's a "ferment of change" in the selection of trucks and other suspension elements, writes Associate Editor John Armstrong, despite the fact that the results of recent research and development activity are far from complete.
53 The search for alternative diesel fuelsWith railroads now spending $3.5 billion a year for "pure" diesel fuel, the search for alternatives takes on new urgency. That search is now centered at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Tex.
65 How CN Rail stretches its m/w dollarsCanadian National has developed a program that utilizes available track time more productively. It's based on computers, communications, training, improved machinery, and the will to take well-calculated risks.
70 Geotextiles: The magic carpet for wet roadbedsHottest items on the m/w market today are track fabrics that attack renegade water and otherwise stabilize soft roadbeds. Railway Age estimates that 7 million square yards of the material will be sold this year.
82 The Delmarva short lines: A new breedMarketing hustle, political savvy, local enthusiasm, and the savings of nonunion operation have contributed to the success (so far) of the Eastern Shore's Virginia & Maryland and Maryland & Delaware.
NEWS
4 Short and Significant
8 CP Rail to rebuild 400 locomotives
8 Rival suitors woo Pullman
12 A compromise on deregulation?
12 Dereg strengthens corporate truckers
14 New stability for subgrade earth fill
16 New York orders 10 SPV 2000's
111 The Railroad Market

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