This Paper describes the process of design and development and procurement of new trains for London Transport, who assume many of the functions of a prime contractor. The Paper gives a number of examples of features which are felt to reduce the maintenance cost or improve the reliability or safety of the rapid transit cars.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contributed by the Rail Transportation Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for presentation at the Joint Railroad Conference, April 9-10, 1980, Montreal, Canada.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Smith, S F
  • Publication Date: 1980-1

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 3 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00312391
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 80-RT-4 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1981 12:00AM