RAIL FREIGHT TRANSHIPMENT TECHNIQUES: FEASIBILITY AND ECONOMICAL LIMITS: I

34% of the D.B. freight fleet are goods wagons of special types the design of which is featured by the kind of transhipment technique. The cost of provision is between 20 and 120% higher than that of comparable stock of normal type. In this article are demonstrated the technological feasibilities of the transhipment in wagon load and combined traffic under the viewpoint of their economical limits. It is also depicted how the transhipment cost can be considerably reduced in the sundries traffic by conversion of the system, i.e., by applying the well-known transhipment techniques of the combined traffic.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Dr Arthur Tetzlaff Verlag

    Niddastrasse 64
    Frankfurt am Main,   Germany 
  • Publication Date: 1975-11

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 382-386
  • Serial:
    • Eisenbahningenieur
    • Volume: 26
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: Tetzlaff Verlag GmbH
    • ISSN: 0013-2810

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00134599
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1976 12:00AM