WHAT CARTER'S ENERGY PLAN WILL MEAN TO THE RAILROADS

President Carter's energy program can result in more coal traffic for railroads and also higher diesel fuel costs. The AAR has considered various coal traffic options, seeing the need for investment of up to $6 billion for 13,400 cars and 670 locomotives yearly over the next 8 years. Energy options that could affect railroads and the historical and projected levels of railroad coal handling are described.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Ichniowski, T
  • Publication Date: 1977-5-9

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 16-19
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156915
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM