LRC-A CANADIAN HIGH-SPEED DIESEL TRAIN

A NEW HIGH SPEED DIESEL TRAIN DESIGNATED LRC (AN ACRONYM FOR LIGHT-RAPID-COMFORTABLE) IS DESCRIBED. THIS IS A CANADIAN-CONSORTIUM ENGINEERED LIGHT-WEIGHT PROTOTYPE 125 MILE-H 12-VEHICLE CONSIST OFFERING HIGH-COMFORT STANDARD INCORPORATING TWO LOCOMOTIVE-TYPE POWER CARS AND ALCAN-DESIGNED COACHES BASED ON SKIN-STRESSED ALUMINUM TUBE PRINCIPLE AND CARRIED ON POWER TILT BOGIES TO SUIT 9-IN. CANT DEFICIENCY. THE LRC CONCEPT IS EVOLUTIONARY RATHER THAN REVOLUTIONARY. IT IS INTENDED TO FIT WITH A MINIMUM OF DISRUPTION, THE RAILWAY OPERATING ENVIRONMENT IN NORTH AMERICA AND AREAS WHERE SIMILAR CONDITIONS PREVAIL. MAJOR TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT IS CONFINED TO THE SUSPENSION SYSTEM.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Rail Engineering International /UK

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  • Authors:
    • Tomaka, J Z
  • Publication Date: 1974-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 88-96
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 4
    • Issue Number: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242785
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1974 12:00AM