This report studies the opportunities for increased efficiency in Buffalo terminal operations concentrating on the main carriers of Penn Central, Erie Lacawanna, and Lehigh Valley. Analysis of existing records, time studies, observations, and interviews are used in the evaluation to determine labor effectiveness and utilization. Procedures are developed for planning of terminal operations and of terminal management, but not procedures for implementation. Profit improvement opportunities are identified. Primary emphasis is placed on ensuring integrity of flows of traffic affected by consolidation. Includes an appendix of Yard Descriptions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by USRA.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Kearney (AT) and Company, Incorporated

    100 South Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Publication Date: 1975-6-16

Media Info

  • Pagination: 341 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125882
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Railway Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USRA/R-048 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: USRA-C-50103
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM