Railway Age Weekly 1958 Nov 3 How One Branch Line Pays Off CPR
Railway Age Weekly 1958 Nov 3 How One Branch Line Pays Off
Coming up: Agreed Charge No. 1 p. 9
Eastern and western railroads are preparing to file test cases with the ICC-offering shippers reduced rates in return for a guaranteed percentage of their annual traffic volume. The plan will offer both big and small shippers savings of 15 to 25 per cent, may bring back to the rails much high-rated traffic lost to their competitors.
Man on a hot seat? p.14
That's the way many people regard the U.S. locomotive fireman. This is especially so since a Canadian Royal Commission upheld the CPR's contention that firemen are unnecessary on freight and yard diesels. But Ed Gilbert, president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, says his organization does not believe the Canadian decision set a precedent for the U. S. He explains his position in an exclusive Railway Age interview.
CPR cuts operating expenses with new interlocking p.26
The road has made extensive track changes and modernized its passenger terminal at Calgary, Alta. The project, costing about $2,200,000, involved installation of new tracks and station platforms, in addition to the interlocking. Train and switching moves in the area are now handled more efficiently.
How one branch line pays off p.30
There is a place for light-traffic branches in today's "super-railroad" concept. This close look at one Baltimore & Ohio branch operation shows you why.
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