The report documents the first phase of a three-phase effort to develop a railroad classification yard design methodology. Topics discussed include: site selection, hump grade profile design, sub-yard capacity requirements, trim-end conflict resolution, yard geometry and layout, yard hardware systems, and yard computer systems.

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    SRI International

    333 Ravenswood Avenue
    Menlo Park, CA  United States  94025-3493

    Transportation Systems Center

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    Federal Railroad Administration

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  • Authors:
    • Wong, P J
    • Elliott, C V
    • Kiang, R L
    • Sakasita, M
    • Stock, W A
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Pagination: 50 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314441
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-78/67 Intrm Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1337
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM