COUPLERS, COMPATIBILITY, AND COMPETITION

The ubiquitous coupler is about the only piece of railroad equipment that, as regulated by the Federal Railroad Administration and supervised by the Association of American Railroads, must be fully interchangeable among suppliers. This article looks at the somewhat unusual and rather delicate way coupler manufacturers are balancing competition with cooperation to develop new equipment for interchange services.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    345 Hudson Street
    New York, NY  United States  10014
  • Authors:
    • Vantuono, W C
  • Publication Date: 2000-8

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00799168
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 13 2000 12:00AM