Trainload freight is fully competitive with road in Britain but wagonloads are not, mainly because of marshalling costs and delays. The author points out that these would be eliminated if selfpropelled-unmanned wagons moved direct between a large number of automated terminals, giving good penetration into the market for high-value manufactured goods now almost entirely moved by road.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • MELLITT, B
  • Publication Date: 1972-9

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  • Accession Number: 00044041
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways Board
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM