EQUIPMENT FOR THE AUTOMATION OF KORIYAMA MARSHALLING YARD

A new automation system called the YAC (yard automatic control) which can handle 4,300 freight cars daily was put into operation in the Koriyama yard last September. The equipment described in this article includes retarders, radar speedometer, fullness measuring apparatus, axle detector, car stopper, and the Herringbone tracks.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Daikoji, H
  • Publication Date: 1968

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 12-15
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072974
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1976 12:00AM