STATUS REPORT: CAR MAINTENANCE COST DATA BASE

This report discusses the contents, structure, and potential of the Car Maintenance Cost Data Base. This data base contains monthly repair and mileage records beginning in 1976, on over 200,000 freight cars owned by four U.S. railroads. The sample results describe differences in maintenance cost by car type and car age. Further, the repair cost in each of nine freight car component categories is shown for four car types.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Association of American Railroads

    Research and Test Department
    Washington, DC  USA  20036
  • Authors:
    • Guins, T S
    • Hargrove, M B
  • Publication Date: 1980-4-30

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 21 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00334472
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AAR R-429
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM