INTERMODAL INNOVATION: STILL COMING ON STRONG

Equipment technology for intermodal handling is evolving rapidly as a dozen organizations push research and development for new rail equipment to meet a projected expansion of piggyback markets. The long-sought standardization of cars for universal interchange is getting less attention than maximizing efficiency of movement; some very specialized concepts are evolving for specific markets, and innovative designs such as articulation, well-type bodies and single-axle trucks are winning adherents.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1981-3-30

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 34
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  • Accession Number: 00334299
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM