REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT OF GUIDELINE SPECIFICATION FOR URBAN RAIL CARS

The purpose of the report is to present the general methodology, industry coordination and pertinent observations on the development of the Guideline Specification for Urban Rail Commuter Car. The guideline specification was developed in a series of three drafts which were coordinated in meetings with a review committee of UMTA personnel and industry representatives. Basic specification matters under consideration include: scope, system requirements, car body, coupler and draft gear, miscellaneous car body items, door operation and control, heating-cooling-ventilating, lighting auxiliary electrical equipment, power and traction, trucks and suspension systems, friction braking systems, train electronics, emergency systems, system support, management systems, testing, quality assurance, applicable documents and general information. (Modified author abstract)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Company

    Vertol Division, Surface Transportation Systems Department
    Philadelphia, PA  USA  19142
  • Publication Date: 1973-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 185 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050731
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: D174-10013-2 Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10004
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1981 12:00AM