"Railroad Literature 1968" is a regular publication of the annual bibliographical indices of literature issued by the USSR Ministry of Railroads. The present index, as the previous ones, reflects the literature about the state and development of USSR railroad transport, leading production experience, and the most important technical-economic problems of transport. The index begins with USSR Communist Party directives on railroad transport, and the role of the C.P. in the struggle to improve railroad transport, including party political and Komsomol work. The index goes on to cover such general topics as the history of development of railroad transport, science, and technology, including the history of the revolutionary movement in railroad transport, railroad economics (e.g. planning, finances, tariffs, bookkeeping), interaction of various types of transport, work (e.g. salary and normalization of work, work productivity, socialistic competition), foreign railroad economics, scientific research, and preparation of cadres for rail transport training (e.g. line positions, middle and higher technical professions and technical progaganda). The index goes on to cover numerous other areas of railroad transport, such as materials, construction, planning, subgrade, upper track structure, current track repair, civil and industrial buildings, train stations, rolling stock and traction, electrified railroads, underground railroads, automation, remote control, communication, dispatching, etc. The final portion of the index is concerned with train traffic safety, safety technology, industrial rail transportation, specially constructed railroads, high speed lines, and cargo and commercial railroad operation, including transport law.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Abstract only is available in English, original untranslated as of November 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    USSR Ministry of Railways

    Central Scientific-Technical Library
    Moscow,   USSR 
  • Publication Date: 1970


  • Russian

Media Info

  • Pagination: 477 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00130204
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 1 1976 12:00AM