A drive for greater productivity that started two years ago with running repairs for cars and has since been expanded to heavy repair for cars and locomotives, to improved track maintenance and most recently to the transportation department, is continuing. Emphasis in transportation functions has been on reduction in freight-car-days per load, in evaluation of scheduling with associated blocking and priprities, changes in yard layout, and further expansion of the MICB (Management Information Control System) which is a computer-based method of assuring quality control for freight service.

  • Availability:
  • Corporate Authors:

    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Authors:
    • Thompson, W F
  • Publication Date: 1976-7

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00147689
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM