FORWARDING OF INDIVIDUAL CARS UNDER FAST FREIGHT (RA) CONDITIONS

L'ACHEMINEMENT DES WAGONS ISOLES EN REGIME ACCELERE (RA)

The article explains how the fast freight (RA) system applied to individual cars has been modernized and made more competitive by: a "special organization" of through freight trains including those of the Trans-Europ-Express Merchandise network; the identification of 294 network yards (out of 4,000 sales points) as starting and ending points for RA forwardings; and the reduction or even the suppression of intermediate marshalling yard operations.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais

    92 rue Bonaparte
    75 Paris 6e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Lacroix, C
  • Publication Date: 1979-7

Language

  • French

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00312117
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1980 12:00AM