The author traces the extension of computer technology on British Railways from isolated pockets of premature enthusiasm to systemwide regular dependence on the machines and data they produce. Byproducts of the basic systems have prompted extensions of computerization to new areas. Computers continue to change the style of BR amanagement and decision making. The computer gives the ability to plan, to allocate resources and to run trains with the efficiency needed to fulfill the Railways' mission in Britain's present and future transportation.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Chartered Institute of Transport, England

    80 Portland Place
    London W1N 4DP,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Bowick, D M
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

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  • Accession Number: 00084911
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 19 1975 12:00AM