A series of three articles describe the trends and developments in railway trailer and container service. New mechanized terminals are being built to increase the efficiency of the operation. The Family Line System has one of the most aggressive flatback programs in the United States, Southern Railway is rapidly converting from container operations to trailers because they are more economical to operate.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 54-60
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 29
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080769
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1975 12:00AM