The Evansville Western Railway is a Class III railroad in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia about "Evansville Western Railway"
The Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad is a Class II railroad in the United States. The line is comprised of 320 miles of track—30 miles of single mainline track, 24 miles of double main track and 266 miles of additional yard and side track—starting north east of Chicago, Illinois traveling around the city to its headquarters in Hammond, Indiana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad"
RailBox Company ( AAR reporting marks ABOX and RBOX), founded in 1974, was an effort to address a perceived boxcar shortage in the US in the 1970s. Under the routing rules in effect at the time, cars owned by operating companies were supposed to be routed back to their owning road as soon as possible or the host road would have to pay demurrage charges. This was believed to cause a shortage of available cars as empty cars would be routed back instead of being loaded with a load that took them farther afield. ...more on Wikipedia about "Railbox"
The Railgon Company owned railroad gondola cars that could be used by multiple railroads without having to deadhead (return to their origin empty), which was required under the pre- Staggers Act regulatory regime. The Railgon Company was a cooperative owned by multiple railroads. ...more on Wikipedia about "Railgon Company"
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia . Direct links to the original articles are in the text.
If you use exact copy or modified of this article you should preserve above paragraph and put also : It uses material from the Shortopedia article about "Rail cooperatives".
|MAIN PAGE||MAIN INDEX||CONTACT US|