C&S: BIG SPENDING YEAR SHAPES UP

Equipment manufacturers and system control suppliers should find 1973 a satisfying year. Total spending for such material by U.S. and Canadian railroads will amount to some $345 million, an 8% increase over last year. Transit authorities are planning to spend $71.7 million, a 106% increase over the 1972 figure. U.S. and Canadian authorities are planning 1973 expenditures as follows: Communications up 18%, data processing up 382% and signaling up 109% from 1972 spending plans. Automatic Car Identification is a major item in railroad plans for this year.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-1-29

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 41-42
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00044562
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Age
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM