Over 1.6 million freight cars operate every day in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It is vital that they operate safely and interchange freely among all railroads. The Association of American Railroads continues to safeguard and enhance the safety, reliability, and efficiency of the North American railcar fleet by developing and maintaining a comprehensive set of industry rules and standards. The article examines some of the new initiatives and ongoing functions and recognizes the close cooperation with the Federal Railroad Administration, Transport Canada, and the Mexican Secretario de Communicaciones y Transporte.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    345 Hudson Street
    New York, NY  United States  10014
  • Authors:
    • Ameen, P T
    • Meeks, D C
  • Publication Date: 2000-7


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00797462
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 9 2000 12:00AM