Rising fuel prices are affecting all industries, but the railroads have been hard hit. Dr. Paul Rhine's book, Fuel Saving Techniques for Railroads, is full of tips, practices, and procedures aimed at helping your line become as energy efficient as possible.
Just a few of the topics covered include: drawbar force, tractive effort, train drag. locomotive power needs, track and equipment engineering as well as offers tips on how to make up the most efficient train. Some basic formulas are included in a notes section to help your controllers put together the most efficient train possible.
Simmons-Boardman Books, softcover, 174 pages, 6 x 9 x .5 in., Black-and-White illustrations.
Publisher: Simmons-Boardman Books