SP'S ENTRY FOR HIGH INTERMODAL STAKES

Southern Pacific and ACF Industries have cooperated in the development of a double-stack prototype car for container-on-flat-car service. The goals include reduction of car weight, ability to run shorter trains with heavier payloads and reductions in locomotive fuel consumption. The design process and comparisons with other equipment for handling containers are included.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Welty, G
  • Publication Date: 1977-11-14

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 16-18
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167923
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Age
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 27 1977 12:00AM