Advanced Component Testing: Kaskasia Handbrake Test

The evaluation of a prototype remote operation handbrake showed that it can be installed on a car with only minor modifications to connect the air. This prototype did not set the emergency during any of the testing performed. The operation of the prototype worked as specified by the manufacturer.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated

    55500 DOT Road
    Pueblo, CO  United States  81001

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Railroad Policy and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Carter, Daniel
  • Publication Date: 2016-7


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 14p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01605619
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/FRA/ORD-16/26
  • Contract Numbers: DTFR-53-00-C-00012; Task Order 255
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 11 2016 10:01AM