COMPARATIVE COAL TRANSPORTATION COSTS: AN ECONOMIC AND ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF TRUCK, BELT, RAIL, BARGE AND COAL SLURRY AND PNEUMATIC PIPELINES. VOLUME 8--YELLOW BALL RAIL

The report describes and costs the use of overage rail cars and locomotives as a gathering system for groups of small coal mines in the vicinity of existing lightly used or railbanked track. A transloader is used to establish unit train lots.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Set includes PB-274379--PB-274386. See also RRIS 18 170577, the first volume, in RRIS Bulletin 7801.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Center for Advanced Computation
    Urbana, IL  USA  61801
  • Authors:
    • Rieber, M
    • Soo, S L
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 13 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170584
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: JO166163
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM