The main objectives of the Indian Directorate of the Railway Board, located at Lucknow, are maximum safety in rail travel, sufficiency in equipment, and economy. The Lucknow center carries out research on fuel, the dynamic effects of vehicles on track and bridges and riding quality and performance lists on locomotives and carriages. The sub-center at Lonavla is carrying out research on soil mechanics and foundation engineering problems; chemical and metallurgical studies on lubricants, paints, water softeners, and other aspects are being undertaken at Chittaranjan.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1953-9-18

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  • Accession Number: 00039555
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM