Railway Age 1997 November Motor vehicles by the carload Mega Mergers REgional co
Railway Age 1997 November Motor vehicles by the carload Mega Mergers REgional co

Railway Age 1997 November Motor vehicles by the carload Mega Mergers REgional co

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Railway Age 1997 November Motor vehicles by the carload Mega Mergers REgional co
 
Railway Age 1997 November
56 pages
Contents
Supplement: 1998 REGIONAL/ COMMUTER RAIL PLANNER'S GUIDE Railway Age's annual report takes a close look at MBTA's growth.
29 MOTOR VEHICLES BY THE CARLOADA remarkable success story continues to unfold as railroads strive to meet new customer demands.
32 How IHB CLOSED AN INFORMATION GAP Connecting roads used to call Indiana Harbor Belt "Chicago's black hole." They don't anymore.
33 MANAGING THE MEGA-MERGERSThere are sound economic underpinnings for today's mega-mergers. Can the principals satisfy public perceptions of safety and competition?
37 AAR DRAWS NEARER TO AN ECP STANDARD Researchers have laid out an ambitious, multi-step program with the goal of putting a pure ECP train in revenue service.
41 WHAT'S AHEAD IN BEARING R&D? Up-front issues include the move toward higher tonnages and longer wheel lives, and failure-detection options.
RAIL UPDATE 22CSXT steps up safety efforts; short line, regional groups to merge; BNSF will add 409 locomotives; AAR subsidiary to operate ITC; Mexican short line concessions; Southern Company orders more ECP brakes; Quebec Railway to purchase CN lines; Supply Side; World Update.
TRANSIT UPDATE 27Arch support for a Tri-Met light rail extension; Metrolink's fifth anniversary marked by ridership growth; Transit Briefs.
COMMENTARY
INSIDE4
LINES ON LABOR12
FINANCIAL EDGE14
MARKETING ADVOCATE 16
IN TRANSIT17
WATCHING WASHINGTON18
POLICY PERSPECTIVE56
DEPARTMENTS
INDUSTRY OUTLOOK6
THE RAILWAY MARKET 8
INDUSTRY INDICATORS 9
75/150 YEARS AGO43
MEETINGS43
PEOPLE44
PRODUCTS43
BOOKSHELF47
LETTERS47
ADVERTISING SALES48
ADVERTISING INDEX48
PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY49
CLASSIFIED50

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