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Category: 

Shipping_and_Transportation

Date: 

1997-11-11 18:54:03

Subject: 

Vulnerable Systems: Y2K and Railroad Operations

  Link:

http://www.senate.gov/~banking/97_11hrg/110497/witness/yardeni.htm

Comment: 

The breakdown in Union Pacific Railroad service in the summer of 1997, which continues, is a foretaste of things to come. So testified economist Ed Yardeni to the Senate Banking Committee on November 4. The following systems are part of a sophisticated computerized system.

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1. Billing and rating

2. Car and train movement

3. Empty car distribution

4. Freight car scheduling

5. Yard classification and inventory control

6. Car cycle inquiries

7. Intermodal system

8. Locomotive scheduling and maintenance

9. Crew dispatching

10. Work order management

11. Interline shipment monitoring

Link: 

http://www.senate.gov/~banking/97_11hrg/110497/witness/yardeni.htm

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