SECOND-GENERATION FREIGHTLINER PROPOSED TO CAPTURE MEDIUM-HAUL MERCHANDISE

A network of fast container trains linking 300 terminals through sorting centres based on automated warehouse principles has been proposed by BR's Research and Development Division. Essential to the concept is a fast, cheap method of transferring containers on and off trains, and overnight transits between all but the more remote parts of the country.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

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  • Accession Number: 00134556
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 23 1976 12:00AM