While labor productivity has received primary attention in the restructuring of the Florida East Coast over the past 15 years, the management says that equipment utilization, made possible by the operation of short, fast trains with two-man crews, is a major source of savings. Unconventional operating methods, an unusually high spending level for track maintenance, low rates made possible by its operations are all cited as means by which the industry in general could benefit.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1978-5-8

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 40-42
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  • Accession Number: 00176876
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM