RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION OF COAL

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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Filing Info

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