Thursday, July 16, 2009
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Sunday, July 5, 2009
Logistics Group International Rail Transport
Superloads by Rail Car Transport for Heavy Equipment
For certain large volume or heavy equipment shipping and transport, the movement of goods by railroad car is a cost-effective alternative to highway transportation and is environmentally friendly.
Over the years superload rail shipping has become safer, more dependable and quicker than you think. Typical transit time for coast-to-coast railroad freight delivery is less than ten days. With specialized rail shipping logistics and services, Logistics Group International has your turnkey rail solutions. Heavy and overdimensional shipping will be handled through our railroad shipping specialists, who will ultimately arrange all the details of your rail freight transport needs. Your freight cargo is monitored and tracked from origin to destination.
Whether shipping freight by rail from east to west or north to south, the infrastructure is there, and the savings it represents can be considerable. LGI Inc. has the experience and resources to design a railroad freight solution for your specific requirements. We're especially experienced in shipping by rail to Mexico and can accommodate many unique situations. We observe and listen, understanding your freight and cargo transport needs. We guarantee that any shipper that uses LGI's services will benefit from reasonable railway shipping costs, receive support for administrative issues related to shipping by rail and enjoy all the advantages of railroad service. Call us to speak with a rail freight transportation specialist.
Rail Industry Links
- Railway Industrial Clearance Association
- Association of American Railroads
- American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association
North American Railroads
- Union Pacific
- BNSF Railway
- Canadian National
- Canadian Pacific
- Kansas City Southern de Mexico
- Norfolk Southern
- CSX Transportation
- Kansas City Southern
AC16 221AThis steam locomotive was one of 20 imported from the United States during the Second World War. Designed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, they were known by railway workers as 'Yanks' in reference to their country of origin.
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C17 974A total of 227 C17 locomotives were built in Australia and overseas and the first entered service in 1920. Painted brown with green lining, they were nicknamed 'Brown Bombers' - a reference to Joe Lewis, the world heavyweight-boxing champion.
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The Blue Baby
The last steam locomotive designed and built by the Ipswich Railway Workshops, 'The Blue Baby', entered service in 1952. It was one of twelve engines of this class, which were primarily used for passenger workings, local goods and shunt trains.
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Saturday, July 4, 2009
Rak tuas ini digunakan untuk menukar dan mengunci point serta menundukkan semboyan mekanikal. Sebelum adanya elektrik point, point dan semboyan diset secara mekanikal iaitu menggunakan lever yang ditempatkan di pondok lever. Setiap lever ,e,punyai fungsi yang tertentu. Selalunya lever yang bewarna merah untuk menundukkan semboyan manakala yang bewarna putih untuk mengset point.
Lever yang berderetan sebegini adalah bagi stesen jenis kunci kait penuh iaitu setiap lever yang hendak diset hendaklah mengikut turutan yang saling berkait. Jika berlaku percanggahan lever tidak boleh diturunkan. Dalam deretan lever itu juga ditempatkan tuas agong atau king lever yang berwarna coklat.
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Kunci ini digunakan untuk dimasukkan ke dalam lever point supaya boleh diset kepada loop line untuk membuat sesutu gerakan ke loop line samada untuk shunting atau crossing. Dalam keadaan biasa point dalam kedudukan main line dan kunci ini tersimpan di stesen dibawah jagaan ketua stesen. Kunci jenis ini diperuntukkan kepada stesen tanpa kunci kait atau separa kunci kait.
Bagi stesen berkunci kait penuh, jika kunci ini diperuntukkan bermakna poin ke yad atau siding yang menggunakan kunci ini dan selalu disimpan di stesen iaitu 'annex key' jika tidak digunakan.