Technical and economical analysis on new type mechanically freezing-plate refrigerator car
XIE Ru-he~1, LUO Rong-wu~1, LI Shao-rong~2 (1. Institute for Logistics and Transport Studies, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510091, China; 2.School of Transportation Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410075,China; 3. Institute of Transport and Economy, Chinese Railway Academy, Beijing 100081,China)
The loading capability, heat insulating performance and transport features of the new-type mechanically freezing-plate refrigerator car are analysed, and the transport costs of consignee and consignor are calculated. The results show that the new-type car is of good technical, economical and social performances, especially, in the running circumstance of fixed station, fixed route and no-recharge of cold resource in transport midway. The analysis and results also show that operating efficiency and labor cost will greatly influence the economical performances of the mechanically freezing-plate refrigerator car.