EXPERIENCE WITH A LONG DISTANCE UNIT COAL TRAIN
This paper is intended to provide an insight into the operation and maintenance experiences encountered during 7 1/2 years of operation of a unit coal train, that makes a 2164-mile round trip over a territory of varied operating and climatic conditions every 96 hr.
- Contributed by the Intersociety Committee on Transportation for presentation at the Intersociety Conference on Transportation, Atlanta, Georgia, July 14-18, 1975.
American Society of Mechanical EngineersTwo Park Avenue
New York, NY USA 10016-5990
- Angold, J A
- Publication Date: 1975-7
- Features: Tables;
- Pagination: 7 p.
- TRT Terms: Coal; Coal industry; Freight cars; Freight traffic; Gondola cars; Hunting (Dynamics); Loading facilities; Radio control; Roller bearings; Supply; Trucks; Unit trains; Vehicle components; Vehicle design; Vehicle maintenance; Wear
- Identifier Terms: Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company
- Uncontrolled Terms: Availability
- Old TRIS Terms: Car components; Freight car component performance; Freight car design; Freight car maintenance; Operating strategies; Radio remote control
- Subject Areas: Design; Freight Transportation; Maintenance and Preservation; Motor Carriers; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00130790
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- Report/Paper Numbers: 75-ICT-4
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 7 1976 12:00AM