URBAN RAPID RAIL VEHICLE AND SYSTEMS PROGRAM

The report reviews the second year's efforts of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration's Urban Rapid Rail Vehicle and Systems Program. The objective of the program is to enhance the attractiveness of rail rapid transit to the urban traveler by providing him with transit vehicles that are as comfortable, reliable, safe and economical as possible. Review of the BART prototype testing has been completed. The State-of-the-Art Car (SOAC) was delivered and tested at the High Speed Ground Test Center. The full-scale SOAC mockup has been exhibited in several cities. The design and specification development phase of the Advanced Concept Train (ACT-1) was completed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated Jul 72, PB-212 848.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Company

    Vertol Division, Surface Transportation Systems Department
    Philadelphia, PA  USA  19142
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 70 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051471
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DI-74-10021-1 Ann Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10007
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1981 12:00AM