TIE RENEWALS AND COSTS

The new tie renewals on U.S. railroads, as compiled by the Economics and Finance Department of the AAR show that new tie renewals dropped from 20.6 million in 1972 to 17.9 million in 1973. While total replacements dropped by 13%, the average cost of ties increased about 10% in 1973. Only in the Eastern District did replacements equal the 1972 figure.

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    American Railway Engineering Association

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  • Publication Date: 1974-9

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 55-63
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 76
    • Issue Number: 649
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072585
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: AREA Bulletin
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Bulletin 649 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1976 12:00AM