NORFOLK & WESTERN STRIVES FOR BETTER ON-TIME PERFORMANCE

Six years ago, Norfolk and Western established a "System Operations Center" at Roanoke. SOC's first assignment dealt with motive-power (1,554 units) control and distribution, but it rather soon got into system-wide control of train make-up and dispatch. Results, in terms of its on-time performance and equipment utilization, have been impressive. Statistics are included.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-2-26

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 36-37
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00044073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Age
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM