Railway Age 1987 February High speed rail Florida sets the pace

Railway Age 1987 February High speed rail Florida sets the pace

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Railway Age 1987 February High speed rail Florida sets the pace
Railway Age 1987 February
29 The architects of Hays T. Watkins
"We either have to go where the productive capacity is being located and participate in the entire transportation movement or else die a slow death," says CSX's chairman and CEO.
34 ATSF puts "Quality Network" on the map
With a valuable assist from employees, Santa Fe has introduced a new breed of high-speed, low-cost trains designed to siphon traffic from the highways.
36 Global One lifts C&NW's hopes
Its the most efficient container-handling facility on any road and it could turn part of North Western's main line into a double-stack expressway.
39 Troubled times for rail labor
BRAC's Richard I. Kilroy, citing the "devastating" impact of job losses on the unions, discusses ways by which he hopes the trend can be reversed.
42 Better curve grease pays off
It's estimated that curve-lubrication alone can save railroads over $400 million a year. After tests, Santa Fe has settled on a Mobil formulation.
47 "Dump Train" fills a gap
Georgetown Railroad's short, self-unloading train is a cost-efficient alternative to the trucking of small shipments of bulk commodities.
54 High-speed rail: Florida sets the pace
The "Great Race" for HSR heats up as Florida issues a request for proposals to potential developers to build a 300-mile Tampa-Orlando-Miami line.

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