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RAILWAY ORGANIZATION AND
MANAGEMENT



ONE OF A SERIES OF TEXTS ON TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT



JAMBS PBABODY

Late Statistician
AtoMson, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company



PART 1

THE EXECUTIVE. ENGINEERING. AND OPERATING
DEPARTMENTS



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TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT COURSE



The subjects listed below constitute the basic material of
a course in Traffic Management. This course is especieJly
designed to meet the constantly growing demand for efficiently
trained men in railroad and industrieJ traffic work and to
meet the demand for men competent to direct the work of com-
mercial organizations and traffic bureaus.

Atlas of Traffic Maps

The Traffic Field

Traffic Glossary

Transportation in the U. S.

Some Ways of Reducing Freight Charges

Freight Classification

LaSalle Consolidated Freight Classification

Freight Rates — Official Classification Terri-
tory and Eastern Canada

Freight Rates — Western Territory

Freight Rates— Southern Territory

Bases for Freight Charges

The Bill of Lading

Routing Freight Shipments

Freight Claims

Investigation of Freight Claims

A Primary Lesson in Transit

Demurrage and Car Efficiency

Application of Agency Tariffs

Publication and Filing of Tariffs

The Express Service and Rates

Ocean Traffic and Trade

Railway Organization

Railway Accounting

The Law of Carriers of Goods

Railway Regulation

The Interstate Commerce Act

Conference Rulings

Procedure Before the Interstate Commerce
Commission and Grounds of Proof in Rate
Cases

LaSalle Practice Tariffs

Practical Traffic Problems



RAILWAY ORGANIZATION AND

MANAGEMENT



JAMES PEABODT

Late Statistician
Atehison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company



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, PREFACE

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H. The object of this work is to summarize the organiza-
tion and management of representative transportation
companies of this country; to ilhistrate the activities of
the various departments ; and to show their relationship
to one another in such a way as to make plain to the
student of transportation, and the layman as well, the

^ system underlying the efficient conduct of these prop-

^ erties.

'^ " As the work is one of a series dealing with interstate
commerce and railway traffic, the activities of the
traffic department have been more fully shown than those



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