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cost of locomotive operation

Henderson, George R.

cost of locomotive operation

by Henderson, George R.

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Published by The Railroad gazette in New York, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locomotives

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George R. Henderson ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ675 .H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 192, [3] p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6975135M
    LC Control Number06034658
    OCLC/WorldCa6417920

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      A locomotive is no good unless you have the infrastructure to maintain it, and to charge freight rates for its operation World Wide, there probably are brokers who will sell you a locomotive, but that is only part of the equation. Major rail carri. Remote control systems enable a single operator to pilot a locomotive from a safe distance - enhancing worker safety, improving productivity and optimizing the profitability of the plant rail operation. Systems can be customized to the exact needs of the customer and the application for which it is being used.

    Operating Expenses Allowable Operating Expenses include operation and maintenance costs (O&M), depreciation, and all taxes, including income taxes. Note that interest expense is not included in “Operating Expenses” because it is taken into account in the rate-of-return element of the ratemaking formula 6 Basic COS Components: Rate.   Notes: Immediately after World War II, the NYC’s new “S-1” Niagaras averaged miles a day and more t miles each month. [4] By , the average duty cycle for daily operations for diesels was hours of full power (Notch 8) operation each month. [2]. Today in , the EPA freight locomotive duty cycle as of assumes li.


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Remanufacturing costs are about 50% to 60% of the cost of a new locomotive. Those savings are meaningful. The end result is a lower capital recovery cost and an improved operating ratio. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Henderson, George R., Cost of locomotive operation.

New York, Chicago [etc.] The Railroad gazette, Operating (fuel/power) cost, per ton miles Electric fleet: $ Combined Diesel and Steam: $ The figures do not break out for "train fuel purchased". It is likely at the time that the cost of operation for fuel broke slightly in favor of Steam at the time based on the BTU cost File Size: 26KB.

Operation and Maintenance of Diesel-electric Locomotives Volume 45 of Air Force TO Issue of Department of the Army technical manual Operation and Maintenance of Diesel-electric Locomotives, United States. Department of the Air Force: Contributors: United States. Department of the Army, United States.

Department of the Air Force: PublisherReviews: 1. • The U.S. locomotive fleet grew during the period, f to 24, diesel-electric locomotives in service inwhile the freight car fleet remained relatively static at million cars in service.

Inshipments of U.S. railway rolling stock totaled $ billion, with $ billion (percent) sold to the domestic market By year 10 or 15, your asset might only have a book value of 10% of its purchase price, even though its resale value might be much higher. The leasing company likely borrowed money from a bank or insurer or a partnership to purchase the locomotive, so they owe (tax deductible) interest on the loan, as they collect lease income from the railroad.

7 Operating Costs This chapter describes the build‐up of the unit operating costs that were used in conjunction with the operating plans for assessing the total operating cost of each option.

diesel train leading to a unit cost of $ per train‐mile for the ‐mph locomotive‐hauled electric. Rocky Mountain Rail Authority. The Operating Practices Division examines railroad carrier operating rules, employee qualification guidelines, and carrier training and testing programs to determine compliance with the Railroad Safety Act of ; railroad occupational safety and health standards; the Hours of Service Act; and accident and personal injury reporting requirements.

A new locomotive costs more than twice that of a rebuilt locomotive, and while it is more modern, delivery can take up to 10 months. Prices back in were from about $1, for DC units like an SD70 to about $2, for an AC unit such as the SD90MAC, with the average price for a new locomotive at about $1, Lower capital cost of each locomotive, High reliability, Greater availability, Lower maintenance costs, Lower operating costs, Lower levels of atmospheric pollution in built-up areas, and Ability to use energy from sources that do not de-plete the valuable and finite natural oil reserves.

Among the key factors that must be recognized on the. Also called the actual cost, an explicit cost pertains to the cost that is actually incurred by the entity for making all the physical payments and the contractual obligations in its operations.

Examples of physical payments include the cost of material, labor, property, plant, and equipment, building, technology, and advertisement, etc. 1. Locomotive Investment Cost 2. Infrastructure Investment Cost 3. Operations and Maintenance Cost 4.

Fuel Costs 5. Payback Period 6. Service Life Each of these categories was scored equally on a one point basis. The type of locomotive that had the least cost associated with it for a single category was awarded one point, and the other received.

Operating cost ratios. Understanding your operating costs is significant because it allows you to derive many other relevant business figures and ratios.

Below are the two most important data points that you can obtain through operating costs. Operating income. Operating costs can help you determine your operating income.

EMD Operating Manual GP9 Locomotives - This book serves as a guide for railroad personnel engaged in the operation of the Electro-Motive HP GP9 locomotive.

The first three sections of the manual present the necessary information to enable the engineman to successfully operate the locomotive "over the road." Section 2 outlines the. This book is an operators manual for the operation of functional steam locomotives. The terms and procedures described here will enable a person to safely operate a 19th or 20th-century steam locomotive well into the future.

The book contains certain fundamental facts regarding locomotive theory and operation. It attempts to teach an understanding of the formulas used in steam locomotive operation.

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The railroad’s TOP 21 operating plan includes blending different types of traffic — bulk, intermodal, and merchandise — into longer trains, which reduces locomotive requirements [see “NS plans to cull locomotives,” Trains News Wire, Feb.

11, ]. A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a a locomotive is capable of carrying a payload, it is usually rather referred to as a multiple unit, motor coach, railcar or power car; the use of these self-propelled vehicles is increasingly common for passenger trains, but rare for freight (see CargoSprinter and Iron Highway).

Since labor costs make up 70% of bus operating costs, it makes sense that they would also affect the operating cost of rail transit. Many legacy systems require two employees per train—the driver and a guard who opens and closes the door from a .The ALCO Century Series locomotives were a line of road switcher locomotives produced by Alco, the Montreal Locomotive Works, and A.

E. Goodwin Ltd under license in Australia. Production of the Century Series began in and ended in MLW and Goodwin continued to build Century locomotives after Alco ended locomotive production and shut down in early Locomotive Engineers Journal, Volume Contributor: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S.) Publisher: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Original from: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.