New rail car speeds transport

Rechtin, Mark
November 1999
Automotive News;11/29/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5850, p23
Trade Publication
Reports on American Honda Motor Co. Inc.'s design and Greenbrier Cos.' building of the Auto-Max triple-decker railroad car for the delivery of vehicles from the factory to dealers faster. Limit of rail cars by short ceilings; Number of vehicles that can be hauled per rail car. INSET: Fast train, fast money.


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