The Symposium addressing Critical Issues in Coal Transportation Systems, held June 14-15, 1978, consisted of sixteen papers addressing economic, security, labor, circuity, regulatory, and technological issues affecting the transportation of coal. The modes addressed by the papers included rail, pipeline, inland waterways, Great Lakes, and ocean. Extensive question and answer sessions followed each delivered paper.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This is a report of work supported by the Departments of Commerce, Defense, and Transportation under provisions of Contract N0014-75-C-0711 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Office of Naval Research.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Transportation Research Board

    National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20418
  • Authors:
    • Draffin, C
    • Desai, S A
    • Hettena, R
    • Greene, R
    • Boone, J W
    • Tauber, H
    • Fuller, D
    • Sullivan, P
    • Souder, P
    • Eastman, S
    • ROSEMAN, D
    • Rieber, M
    • Lippek, H E
    • Miles, C
    • DeSteese, J G
    • Shore, M
  • Publication Date: 1978-11

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 358 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188532
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: N00014-75-C-0711
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM