RAILROAD OF THE YEAR: MISSOURI PACIFIC

Missouri Pacific was featured as Railroad of the Year by this magazine. The article reviews MoPac gross and net performance and the integration of the C&EI. It reviews industrial development and personnel development. It reviews MoPac traffic patterns, including Trailer and Container traffic, and LCL. It reviews the Transportation Control System under development and presents a circular bar chart for the timing of the phases of TCS. It reviews operations including yard and terminal operations, car distribution, and unit trains and run-through trains. It reviews MoPac renewal of physical plant, including welded rail, modernized yards, centralized traffic control, shop facilities, and car and locomotive acquisitions. It comments on industrial engineering and on materials control as used at MoPac. The MoPac approach to container traffic includes Containerpak, which involves four plans for moving containers.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  USA  60603
  • Publication Date: 1972-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 20 p.
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 27
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00039898
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Modern Railroads
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1973 12:00AM