Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Implosion??
Author: SP5103
Date: 12-04-2018 - 17:45

RUMOR: UP is starting to lay off mechanical forces at Hinkle, Oregon and may be closing the hump there.

The implosion is proceeding as scheduled.

One interesting thing I noted when UP announced this is what it didn't include - Didn't really claim the service would become more efficient, better for or attracting new customers and traffic (aka income) or an investment in long-term growth.

It is simply a method of getting their operating ratio down to please investors and Wall Street, make the remaining managers bonuses, and once the dust has settled leaves them with a core system that they can rebuild concentrating on only the traffic and lines they consider makes them enough $$$$$$$$$$$.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Espee99 12-03-2018 - 09:58
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Ed Workman 12-03-2018 - 11:02
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Nudge 12-03-2018 - 11:48
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Espee99 12-03-2018 - 17:22
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question OPRRMS 12-03-2018 - 20:11
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Dr Zarkoff 12-03-2018 - 20:42
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Ed Workman 12-04-2018 - 07:29
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Espee99 12-04-2018 - 08:04
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Implosion?? SP5103 12-04-2018 - 17:45
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Implosion?? Dr Zarkoff 12-05-2018 - 23:07
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Dr Zarkoff 12-04-2018 - 10:30
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Dr Zarkoff 12-03-2018 - 20:40
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Exespee 12-04-2018 - 08:12
  Re: Precision Scheduled Railroading Question Nudge 12-05-2018 - 13:38


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