The file name is CAR MOVEMENT RECORDS. Computer program. Objective: To provide accurate information on mileage of certain groups of cars for studies of derailments and other train malfunctions. Mileage is generated from the car movement records and is summarized by SRS algorithm, system cars versus foreign cars, loaded versus empty miles, and roller bearing versus plain bearing cars. The SRS algorithm consists of the four-character AAR car type, plus a two digit code indicating truck capacity in tens of tons, and a two character marketing code designating special characteristics of cars.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Southern Railway System

    99 Spring Street, SW
    Atlanta, GA  United States  30303
  • Authors:
    • Crews, W L
  • Publication Date: 1972

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098758
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Railway Engineering Association
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM