U.S. MINES LOOK TO AUTOMATED RAILS

An overview is given of the automated coal-mine rail haulage in the U.S., and the safety benefits it promises. Studies have found driverless trains and automatic loading and dumping to be commercially attractive and technically feasible. The design of automated rail haulage in underground coal mines is discussed in some detail.

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10036
  • Authors:
    • Mighdoll, P
  • Publication Date: 1980-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 90-94
  • Serial:
    • Coal Age
    • Volume: 85
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322577
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1980 12:00AM