MOTIVE POWER POLICY ADJUSTS TO RISING OIL PRICES

Despite doubling of diesel fuel costs in 1974, SAR still plans to phase out steam by the mid-1980s. Electrification schemes will be brought forward, and as the break-even point with diesel has dropped from 61 to 17 trains per day, electric traction will probably be expanded to cover lines not included in earlier plans.

  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Loubser, J H
  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Accession Number: 00081387
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Developing Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM