Types of rail service for coal transportation are described including single carload, multiple carloads, trainload volume service, and unit trains. Railroad cars for coal service are also described including open-top hopper cars, gondola cars, and rapid-discharge cars. Information is included on loading systems, unloading systems, terminals, and geographical aspects of coal transportation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From Energy Technology Handbook.
  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Authors:
    • Sward, J D
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00190323
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Energy Research Abstracts
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM