FOR THE SP, COMPUTER-BASED CTC

The Southern Pacific recently completed a 670 mile CTC project in Texas that employs computers and microwave communication. The entire route is controlled from on center in Houston. Southern Pacific is also developing a computerized train dispatching system that will handle all aspects of the operation. The system will tie in with departments that affect train dispatching, such as maintenance of way, yard office, etc.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

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  • Accession Number: 00099197
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM