This article summarizes the replies of thirteen railroads to a survey of railroad usage of facsimilie transmission. Southern Railway's LDX system, with 38 locations transmitting to Atlanta, is the largest installation. Fax usage on the thirteen railroads includes both short distance yard and terminal applications and long distance inter-city applications. Information transmitted includes passenger reservations, switch lists, work orders, waybills, car inventories, train lists, office memos, and general operating information.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1972-6

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 8-12
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040999
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway System Controls
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1976 12:00AM