The report contains the detail specification for the State-of-the-Art Car (SOAC). This specification represents the SOAC configuration as delivered to the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) for test and demonstration. The SOAC has been developed under UMTA's Urban Rapid Rail Vehicle and Systems program which has the objective of enhancing the attractiveness of rapid rail transportation to the urban traveler by providing him with transit vehicles that are as comfortable, reliable, safe and economical as possible. The SOAC is one phase of this program. (Modified author abstract)

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Includes Revision A dated Oct 73. Supersedes PB-222 147. Detail specification report.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Company

    Vertol Division, Surface Transportation Systems Department
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    Office of Research, Development and Demonstration
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Pagination: 208 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051587
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: D174-10018-1, IT-06-0026-73-2
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10007
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 25 1981 12:00AM