OKLAHOMA GAS AND ELECTRIC'S EXPERIENCE WITH UNIT TRAIN OPERATIONS

The initiation of unit train operations was marred by a few equipment failures and accidents which are detailed. Some of the equipment failures led to unexpected behavior that caused damage to the installation. The turn-around time of 118 hours initially suggested by the railroads has not yet been met and the average time after 83 trains is 158 hours.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • In Coal production and transportation: third annual conference, 1977; San Francisco, PLM, Inc.
  • Corporate Authors:

    PLM, Incorporated

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    San Francisco, CA  United States  94111
  • Authors:
    • Gibbons, G L
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00174363
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Energy Research Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 18 1978 12:00AM