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Australia. Inter-state Commission
Title
An investigation into a potential extension of inter-modal rail services, July 1987 / Inter-State Commission
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1987
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336
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AN INVESTIGATION INTO A POTENTIAL EXTENSION OF INTERMODAL RAIL SERVICES Inter-State Commission Report 1
INTER-STATE COMMISSION AN INVESTIGATION INTO A POTENTIAL EXTENSION OF INTERMODAL RAIL SERVICES 3
CONTENTS 11
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 19
SUMMARY 21
CHAPTER 1 BACKGROUND TO THE INVESTIGATION 31
CHAPTER 2 PIGGYBACK RAIL SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA 37
CHAPTER 3 DEVELOPMENTS IN INTERMODAL TRANSPORT 65
CHAPTER 4 POSSIBLE ROUTES AND TERMINALS FOR EXTENDED INTERMODAL SERVICES 81
CHAPTER 5 POTENTIAL MARKET FOR INTERMODAL RAIL SERVICES 119
CHAPTER 6 STRATEGIC AND PERFORMANCE ISSUES 153
CHAPTER 7 EVALUATION OF OPTIONS 181
CHAPTER 8 FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 207
APPENDIX I NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION 219
APPENDIX II WITNESSES APPEARING AT PUBLIC HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMISSION 221
APPENDIX III REPRESENTATIVES PARTICIPATING IN INFORMAL DISCUSSIONS WITH THE COMMISSION 223
APPENDIX IV LITERATURE REVIEW OF INTERMODAL RAIL SERVICES 225
CHAPTER 3 TRENDS IN THE USE OF INTERMODAL RAIL SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS OVERSEAS 257
CHAPTER 4 RELEVANCE OF OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE TO AUSTRALIAN CONDITIONS 268
APPENDIX V LIMITATIONS ON TRAIN LENGTH: SYDNEY TO LITHGOW 293
APPENDIX VI CROSSING LOOPS ON THE MAIN WEST AND COOTAMUNDRAPARKES ROUTES 297
APPENDIX VII STRUCTURES WITH INADEQUATE CLEARANCE 299
APPENDIX VIII NORSEMAN HEAVY VEHICLE SURVEY 305
APPENDIX IX ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON OPERATIONAL, COMMERCIAL, MANAGEMENT AND WORK PRACTICES 317
APPENDIX X ESTIMATES OF ROAD AUTHORITY COST SAVINGS 325
GLOSSARY 331
ABBREVIATIONS 335

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