URBAN RAPID RAIL VEHICLE AND SYSTEMS PROGRAM

THE REPORT REVIEWS EFFORTS OF THE URBAN RAPID RAIL VEHICLE AND SYSTEMS PROGRAM, WHOSE OBJECTIVE IS TO ENHANCE THE ATTRACTIVENESS OF RAIL RAPID TRANSPORTATION TO THE URBAN TRAVELERS BY PROVIDING HIM WITH TRANSIT VEHICLES THAT ARE AS COMFORTABLE, RELIABLE, SAFE AND ECONOMICAL AS POSSIBLE. BART TECHNICAL AREAS WERE REVIEWED. THE STATE-OF-THE-ART CAR (SOAC) WAS DESIGNED AND IS NEARING COMPLETION. A FULL-SCALE SOAC MOCKUP WAS COMPLETED AND DISPLAYED AT TRANSPO '72. FOUR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE PERFORMING PARALLEL ADVANCED CONCEPT TRAIN (ACT-1) DESIGN AND SPECIFICATION DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS. UNDER THE PROGRAM MANAGEMENT TASK, PROVISIONS WERE MADE FOR THE EFFECTIVE PROGRAM INTEGRATION, MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF ALL PROGRAM ELEMENTS. THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOAC COST ESTIMATES WAS UNDERTAKEN. ALSO, TWO-THIRDS OF THE HUMAN FACTORS SUBTASKS WERE COMPLETED AND MEMORANDA WERE ISSUED ON THE RESULTS. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Company, Vertol Division

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  • Publication Date: 1972-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 54 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242476
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 8 1973 12:00AM