RAILROADS AND THEIR COMPUTERS: WHAT COMES NEXT?

Computers have been around for about 20 years and yet railways haven't taken full advantage of them. Process control systems and computer-to-computer communications are two major areas that could be expanded. New advances in technology allow for more computer applications in regional offices because of the reduced size and cost of the new computers. A major reason for the slowness in adopting computers is the lack of money in railway budgets. In addition there is still reluctance by some personnel to computers.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Welty, A
  • Publication Date: 1974-4-8

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  • Accession Number: 00054916
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM