UNIT TRAIN TRANSPORTATION OF COAL. TECHNOLOGY AND DESCRIPTION OF NINE REPRESENTATIVE OPERATIONS
The Bureau of Mines surveyed unit trainloading and storage installations in the midwestern, eastern, and southeastern coalfields. Nine individual operations were studied in detail as a representative cross section of unit train operations in these areas. Of the nine operations studied, three were in Illinois, two in Kentucky, and one each in West Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Information was obtained from coal producers, coal sale agencies, railroads, construction and equipment companies, and power companies.
- Prepared in cooperation with Bureau of Mines, Twin Cities, Minn., Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bureau of Mines, Knoxville, Tenn.
Bureau of MinesC Street Between 18th and 19th Streets, NW
Washington, DC USA 20241
- Glover, T O
- Hinkle, M E
- Riley, H L
- Publication Date: 1970
- Pagination: 119 p.
- TRT Terms: Benefit cost analysis; Bituminous coal; Bulk cargo; Bulk cargo handling; Cargo handling; Coal; Coal industry; Coal mines; Coal terminals; Freight handling; Freight traffic; Lignite; Management; Physical distribution; Planning; Railroad transportation; Scheduling; Unit trains; Unitized cargo
- Uncontrolled Terms: Distribution systems; Hauling
- Geographic Terms: Illinois; Kentucky; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Tennessee; West Virginia
- Old TRIS Terms: Bulk handling; Bulk traffic; Coal storage; Management planning; Operating strategies; Unitizing
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Freight Transportation; Planning and Forecasting; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00093132
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: BuMines-IC-8444 Info Circ.
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Dec 3 1976 12:00AM