TOFC-COFC: A TIME FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING

RAILROAD PIGGYBACK SERVICE USING TRAILER ON FLAT- CAR/CONTAINER ON FLATCAR (TOFC/COFC) IS REVIEWED. PIGGYBACK TRANSPORTATION IN 1967 SHOWED CONSIDERABLE INCREASE AS WELL AS IMPROVED SERVICE. NEEDS OF SHIPPERS AND TOFC/COFC EQUIPMENT DESIGN ARE REVIEWED. TERMINAL RELOCATION IN REGARD TO THE REAL ESTATE PROBLEM IS ANALYZED. EMPHASIS BETWEEN OPERATIONAL ASPECTS AND TRAFFIC CONSIDERATIONS INDICATE THE NECESSITY OF RELOCATION. SMALL SHIPMENT POTENTIAL AND RAILROAD DESIGN MODELS ARE DISCUSSED IN RELATION TO VESTED INTEREST. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT THE GREATEST PROBLEM TODAY IS GEARING FOR THE BOOM IN TRAILER PRODUCTION AHEAD.

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    • Vol 164, No 20, PP 27-34, 8 PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Welty, G
  • Publication Date: 1968-5-27

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  • Accession Number: 00201386
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 5 1970 12:00AM