SYSTEMS ENGINEERING FOR INTERMODAL FREIGHT SYSTEMS. PHASE I. EXPLORATORY PLANNING. VOLUME V. TASK RESULTS: APPENDICES

Appendix A documents the Intermodal Cost Calculator, which is the model used to perform the economic evaluation. Appendix B documents the technological assessment of component alternatives analyzed by the study team. Appendix C lists the parameters describing each technological alternative in terms of cost, performance, and other factors. Appendix D documents the formulae used in the life cycle cost model developed by the study team to calculate cost of ownership and terminal tie/untie costs. Appendix E presents the input data values and detailed results of the economic evaluation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Boeing Computer Services, Arlington, VA. Battelle Columbus Labs., OH. and Banks (R. L.) and Associates, Inc., Washington, DC. See also PB-286035.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company

    1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20036

    Boeing Computer Services Incorporated

    7598 Colshire Drive
    McLean, VA  USA  22101

    Battelle Columbus Laboratories

    505 King Avenue
    Columbus, OH  USA  43201

    Banks (RL) and Associates, Incorporated

    900 17th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20006

    Federal Railroad Administration

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    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Hill, D
    • Leilich, R
    • Elliff, A
    • Morice, W
    • Edsforth, J
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 272 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182114
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-78/24.V Final Rpt., 289-53177-VOL-5
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-749-4273
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1979 12:00AM