The past two decades have been marked by railroad use of microwave systems, data systems, electronic PBX equipment, transistorized radio equipment and coaxial and fiber optic cables. Government regulations involving telecommunications equipment are being revised with impacts on railroads' own systems. Continuing industry innovations such as facsimile, word processing, dispatcher consolidation, crew management systems, centralized waybilling, cardless yard and high-speed data networks along with greatly increased telephone requirements have increased communications requirements.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Authors:
    • Robertson, H M
  • Publication Date: 1979-5

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  • Accession Number: 00195066
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM