LOCOMOTIVE COSTS: A RAILROAD ELECTRIFICATION ISSUE

From worldwide experience it appears that a fleet of electric locomotives will cost about 90% of the equivalent diesel-electric ownership, that the economic life will be twice as long and that electric locomotive maintenance is about one third that of diesel-electrics.

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    • Meeker Jr, Merton D
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  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 35-37
  • Monograph Title: RAILROAD ELECTRIFICATION: THE ISSUES
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  • Accession Number: 00173806
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM