On the righttrack
- Down the line. Griffith, Joseph P. // Fairfield County Business Journal;05/22/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 21, p13
Reports on Connecticut business leaders' proposal on the construction of more rail lines to carry freight. Increase in the amount of traffic on state highways; Absence of rail freight moving across the Hudson River into the state; State Department of Transportation chief Harry P. Harris'...
- Ton-miles eke out new record. // Railway Age;Feb98, Vol. 199 Issue 2, p6
Reports that United States railroads managed to set a record for ton-miles of freight handled in 1997 compared to those of 1996. 1997's volume of trailers and containers; Carloads of freight handled in 1997.
- CSX Corp., www.csx.com. Snow, John W. // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p157
Discusses opportunities faced by United States railroads in 2002. Position of railroads to grow substantially and regain a larger share of the freight transportation market; Capitalization on investments made in the 1990s; Resolution of operating issues; Economic efficiency of moving large...
- Making tracks for seamless transportation. // Railway Age;Mar97, Vol. 198 Issue 3, p41
Focuses on efforts by railway companies in the United States, to make the transition to seamless transportation. Examination of Union Pacific's 1997 improvement budget, which makes allocations for seamless transportation; Factors that must be considered in order to make the transition.
- Seeing red. // Trains;Jul2008, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p94
A photograph of Union Pacific railroad freight at Sandcut, California, is presented.
- MPs get behind the wagons. // Professional Engineering;10/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 19, p7
Reports on the formation of an all-party parliamentary group, led by Rail Freight Group chairman Lord Berkeley, to promote the interests of the rail freight industry in Great Britain. Support for the initiative by ministers of parliament and peers.
- Britain's rail freight revolution. Holley, Mel; Harris, Nigel // Trains;Jul98, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p54
Presents information on the rail freight revolution of Great Britain. Contributing factors to the revolution of the rail freight industry in the country; Details on the reorganization of the country's rail freight; Growing pains of the industry; Commodities transported by the industry. INSETS:...
- New cement flows. Armstrong, Warren // Modern Railways;Aug2008, Vol. 65 Issue 719, p10
A photograph of Locomotive number 66160 that passed Horton-in-Ribblesdale in England with the 6SOO cement tank is presented.
- Untitled. Scotchman, Iain // Modern Railways;Aug2008, Vol. 65 Issue 719, p10
A photograph of Locomotive number 66621 that passes under High Speed 1, adjacent to the QE2 road bridge at Thurrock, England.