NEW SYSTEM FOR NUMBERING FREIGHT CARS IN U.S.S.R.

Soviet Railways, in cooperation with the U.I.C. and satelite countries, developed a numbering system for freight cars that would facilitate to identify the ownership, and type of car for international interchange purposes and for detail identification of physical characteristics of the car for internal distribution and computer and data transmission purposes. A brief examination at the numbering system is provided.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • The original article appeared in Railroad Transport, Issue 58 1963, authored by L. P. Tulupov.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Chesapeake and Ohio Railway

    Terminal Tower, PO Box 6419
    Cleveland, OH  USA  44101
  • Publication Date: 1963

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 3 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040075
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM