NO EASY ANSWERS IN THE SEARCH FOR FUEL ECONOMY

Rising prices for diesel fuel, coupled with occasional shortages in some countries, have stimulated a drive to cut down consumption. Improved operating methods, matching motive power more closely to the tonnage hauled through detailed train performance calculations, offer appreciable fuel savings, but speed reductions have been rejected. Better refueling equipment and disciplines can be expensive, but they offer bonuses in reduced pollution and fire risk.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

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  • Accession Number: 00095675
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM