'It's not just about running longer trains'

Jackson, Chris
September 2011
Railway Gazette International;Sep2011, Vol. 167 Issue 9, p55
Trade Publication
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.


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