A PROGRAM OF EXPERIMENTS INVOLVING CHANGES IN TERMINAL OPERATIONS -- COMPLETION REPORT, 23RD STREET-IVORY (HEAVY HAULER) TRANSFER EXPERIMENT

This experimental program is a labor, management and government undertaking directed by the Labor/Management Committee. The St. Louis Terminal of the Missouri Pacific Railroad was selected as a location for testing innovative experiments in terminal operations. Temporary experimental changes are considered in any operational or regulatory aspect of the terminal. This report reflects the results and conclusions from an experiment involving a change in management practices and operations. The project teams Car Movement Evaluation System was used in the development of the experiment. As a result of the experiment car detention time was reduced 28 hours per car on 18 cars per day. Management will continue to operate the transfer.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Requests should be directed to the Task Force on Rail Transportation of the Labor/Management Committee, D.M. Collins, Secretary, FRA.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Missouri Pacific Railroad Company

    Missouri Pacific Building, 210 North 13th Street
    St Louis, MO  USA  63103

    Association of American Railroads

    50 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001-1564

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    Railroad Labor Organizations

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  • Publication Date: 1975-7-21

Media Info

  • Pagination: 14 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00128610
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: EB-400-0-ARR-849, DOT-FR-4-3003
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 14 1976 12:00AM