WHEN TO USE MULTIPLE-UNIT CARS OR LOCOMOTIVES

The use of electric locomotive-hauled trains vs. electric multiple-unit trains in both commuter and intercity service is analyzed with respect to economic considerations. Available cost factors are presented. Other conditions whose costs must be individually developed are identified. Warning is given that each proposed application must be analyzed in the light of all conditions peculiar to it.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 50-75

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00136410
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ATA/RT-74/1,2,3
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 3 1982 12:00AM