TITLE

'It's not just about running longer trains'

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Chris
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Sep2011, Vol. 167 Issue 9, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the investment by Canadian Pacific in advanced technology to operate longer trains via difficult terrain. A company executive claims this move is assisting the railway to boost capacity, enhance safety and cut operating and maintenance costs. The company reportedly has implemented preventive grinding strategies and more efficient curve lubrication as part of its 100% Effective Friction Management program. It has also implemented distributed power.
ACCESSION #
66187943

 

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