DISPATCHING BY COMPUTER: WHY? HOW MUCH? HOW SOON?

Centralization and computerization of train dispatching have reached various levels on different railroads. Minicomputers and microprocessors are adding new dimensions to dispatching. Examples of levels of sophistication on Chessie System, Louisville & Nashville, Frisco and British Columbia Railway are described, along with general observations on automation of train movements and planning.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1979-2-12

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 20
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189060
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1979 12:00AM