FREIGHT-CAR UTILIZATION: TWO INNOVATIVE APPROACHES ON FAMILY LINES

Two operations--one involving a trainload movement of aggregate over weekends in Florida and the other involving a combination of phosphate and grain in unit trains between the Southeast and Indiana/Ohio--have provided a low-capital approach to increasing Seaboard Coast Line's freight traffic. Service reliability, effective car supply and innovative pricing are all components of these new service packages.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1979-5-28

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 38-42
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195550
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM