ACHIEVING PRODUCTIVITY WITH TIE GANGS

Missouri Pacific has reduced the number of gangs doing tie renewals from 26 to 6 and has been inserting 1.5 million ties per year. Costs have been reduced. Assignments of manpower and equipment, development of teamwork and competition, assurance of maximum on-track time for the work and cooperation with equipment manufacturers are identified as essential in this track maintenance function.

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  • Pagination: p. 108-113

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183292
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Roadmasters' & Maintenance of Way Assn of America
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1978 12:00AM