Image from web page 460 of “Electric railway journal” (1908)
Image by online Archive Book Images
Title: Electrical railroad journal
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Topics: Electric railroads
Publisher: [New York] McGraw Hill Pub. Co
Adding Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Click on this link to view guide online to see this illustration in context in a browseable web version of this book.
Text Appearing Before Image:
lway service and jitney or bus servicecannot both occur for almost any amount of time as competitorsin similar area. (2) That with jitney or coach com-petition the complete or a large part of a residential district paysa higher fare than would be essential in the event that totaltraflSc were managed by the road railroad. (3) Thatwhen managed under circumstances like the streetrailways, the jitney are unable to meet with the transportationrequirements of a residential district as satisfactorily or ascheaply since the road railways. (4) that jitneyor bus cannot supplant the street railroad as a meansof providing urban transportation. March 5, 1921 Electric Railway Journal 441 brand new Type of Cars for London Subways New Steel Rolling Stock Has Been gotten by Three for the Railways working Rapid Transit Linesin London—These would be the Metropolitan, the Metropolitan District Railway in addition to LondonElectric Railway—More Rapid Handling of Passengers by Multi-Side Door Arrange-ment and further Trains is anticipated to ease Present Congestion
Text Appearing After Image:
THE THREE-DOOR STYLE OF automobile RECENTLY ADDED TO THE DISTRICT RAILROAD A BOUT the middle of December the London Electric/- Railway obtained initial consignment of someX forty new cars of a greater design to supple-ment the moving stock from the Piccadilly range. At almostthe same time deliveries had been started to the Metropoli-tan District Railway on its purchase of 100 brand-new vehicles fromthe Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon & Finance Companyof Birmingham, while the Metropolitan Railway Companyhas simply put in service one train of brand new vehicles of animproved design. The Metropolitan District Railwaysorder is made up of forty engine vehicles and sixty trailers,twelve that have control equipment and cabs foroperation. Deliveries of those vehicles are anticipated ininstallments at brief periods. This brand-new equipmentwill be utilized during hefty traffic hours in eight-cartrains consists of thi-ee motor cars, four trailers andone control trailer. From time to time of less heavy traffic thesetiains is supposed to be slashed into three- and five-car
Note About Photos
Please be aware these images are obtained from scanned web page images that could have-been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and look of these illustrations might not completely resemble the original work.