After dropping out of the market three years ago, Chessie System has re-entered the long-haul piggyback business. The success of its piggyback service is based on dependability, regularity and adequacy of car supply. Marketing methods of the Merchandise Traffic Department are outlined. Looking to the future, Chessie Traffic officials see increased block movements and runthroughs to improve service and equipment utilization. Coal traffic is regarded as a growth area.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • Roberts, R
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 70-73
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149994
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1977 12:00AM