THE BAND-AID APPROACH

Part 2 (Part 1 appeared in Modern Railroads, October 1975) of special report on the crucial problem of railroad physical plant. The result of years of deferred maintenance. The problem today is staggering--material, labour costs required to restore the track to a level capable to meeting present needs is now beyond the industry's ability to pay. The article analyzes two elements of the situation-the availability of material (steel rails, ties, track maintenance equipment) and of trained labour.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • Myers, E T
  • Publication Date: 1975-11

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 61-65
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 30
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129332
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM