Car ownership costs, incentive per diem and rate regulation are combining in an inflationary period to change ownership of the U.S. freight car fleet and affect maintenance and operating policies of Class I railroads. There is an incentive to keep cars off-line, a policy which runs counter to the requirements of a railroad's own shippers.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Kreyling Jr, E G
  • Publication Date: 1979-5-28

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  • Accession Number: 00195552
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM