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Trailer-on-flatcar

Edward Allan Zane

Trailer-on-flatcar

an economic analysis of piggyback transportation in New England ; excerpts from a Ph.D. dissertation

by Edward Allan Zane

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Published in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- New England.,
  • Railroads -- Freight-cars.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Edward Allan Zane.
    SeriesResearch report / Federal Reserve Bank of Boston -- no. 27., Research report (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston) -- 27.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17880560M

    Classic Trains magazine celebrates the 'golden years of railroading' including the North American railroad scene from the late s to the late s. Giant steam locomotives, colorful streamliners, great passenger trains, passenger terminals, timeworn railroad cabooses, recollections of railroaders and train-watchers.


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You will learn: What equipment and operations are appropriate for a specific era/5(21). Intermodal railroading, which started out as “piggyback,” or trailer-on-flatcar—a way for railroads to better serve customers without sidings—has grown into one of the most significant aspects of modern railroading and, indeed, international shipping.

For the first time, this portion of the railroad industry that has flourished beyond /5(13). Get this from a library. Trailer-on-flatcar: an economic analysis of piggyback transportation in New England ; excerpts from a Ph. dissertation. [Edward Allan Trailer-on-flatcar book. Other articles where Trailer-on-flatcar is discussed: railroad: Development: the rail Trailer-on-flatcar book of highway trailers on flatcars (TOFC), which the Southern Pacific Railroad pioneered in By the practice had been adopted by 42 railroads; and by the beginning of the s U.S.

railroads were recording more than two million piggyback carloadings a year. Definition Trailer-on-flatcar is the intermodal practice of loading an over the road trailer onto a specialized railway flatcar for transportation.

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In rail transport, the practice of carrying trailers or semi-trailers in a train atop a flatcar is referred to as "piggybacking". Early drawings of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway c show road coaches being piggybacked on railway flat wagons. HO Scale Intermodal and TOFC (Trailer on Flatcar) Whether you are modeling the first truck trains of the s - 's or a modern double stack container train you will find them here for your model railroad.

The Association of American Railroads has 11 basic classification of freight cars. Most of the major classes have subclasses, and you'll find them by clicking on the links below. The following was taken from the July Official Railway Equipment Register, published by Commonwealth Business Media.

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Start studying Transportation 4. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Figure Tonnage of Trailer-on-Flatcar and Container-on-Flatcar Rail Intermodal Moves: SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, special tabulation, September   Planners reviewed several concepts, according to a passage in Piggyback and Containers, a book by Davd J.

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This flatcar has a Lionel Corporation trailer as a load. The flatcar has die cast trucks and the trailer has opening doors and a die cast frame. Click on picture to enlarge for a better view. ANS: The advent of trailer-on-flatcar (TOFC) and Container-on-flatcar (COFC) has added significantly to rail congestion.

Although these modes have taking traffic off the highways in a very efficient manner, the rail infrastructure has not been expanded to keep pace with the increased traffic. The TOFC and COFC are now a large portion of revenue and traffic. Other articles where Container-on-flatcar is discussed: railroad: Development: European railroads concentrated initially on container-on-flatcar (COFC) intermodal systems.

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