This fourth annual report of research progress describes the following projects: Train location via the communication technology satellite; Improvement of automatic coupling-up performance in marshalling yards; A study of stresses and deformations under dynamic and static load systems in track structure; Track dynamics; Direct recording of wheel-rail parameters; Evaluation of selected AAR recommendations for train handling; Canadian Freight Transport Model, Phase III; Application of data base management to establishing a transportation data bank; Railway terminal simulation modelling; Arctic gas and oil by rail; Superconducting magnetic levitation and synchronous motor propulsion; Structural design of Maglev guideway; Freezing problems; Observational study of road-user behaviour at railroad crossings; Diesel-electric locomotive performance during winter operations; A brief survey of rail safety technology; National transportation policy study--A survey of rail passenger transportation; The railway freight rate issue in Canada.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport

    Queen's University
    Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • LAW, C E
  • Publication Date: 1975-3-31

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 305 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145176
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian Institute of Guided Ground Transport
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CIGGT-75-6
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM