While industry efforts will produce future major benefits in terms of car utilization, several of the immediate improvements are described. Included are steps taken by Chicago & North Western to assure the quality of cars placed for shippers' loading; Missouri Pacific's efforts to improve the quality of input to its computerized car control system; Denver & Rio Grande Western's drive to assure return loads for its cars when off-line; and achievements of a private boxcar pool operator, National Railway Utilization Corp.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • SHAFFER, F E
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 54-55
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 30
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099829
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM