Most railways abandoned LTL (Less than Truckload) shipments twenty-five years ago as hopelessly unprofitable. However, Western Pacific Railroad has successfully begun a LTL service between Oakland and Salt Lake City (925 miles). The railroad was burdened with a westbound trailer traffic that was one-third larger than the eastbound traffic. The LTL service was begun in an attempt to offset this inequality.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • FORD, N
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 54-55
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 29
    • Issue Number: 6
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00057486
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM