STANDARDISATION OF WAGONS. REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE JURY FOR THE DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE "WAGON OF THE FUTURE." VOLUME 1: RESULTS OF THE COMPETITION AND CONCLUSIONS. (PART 1: TEXT). VOLUME 2: MEMORANDUM ON THE WORK AND TECHNICAL DISCUSSIONS OF THE JURY FOR THE DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE WAGON OF THE FUTURE; APPENDICES (5TH SECTION)
The present report comprises 5 sections, drawn up in two separate brochures as much for reasons of the time required for the preparation of the report as for the sake of convenience in the subsequent use of the document by the Administrations. Volume I, presented by the chairman of the Jury to the Control Committee on April 18th, 1956, comprises the following 4 sections and a separate part, consisting of 23 plates of illustrations. 1st Section: General account of the whole work of the Jury, indicating the way in which the discussions have led to a satisfactory conclusion of the work performed, and summarizing the most important lessons to be drawn from the competition. 2nd Section: Detailed description by groups of components, of the various essential constructional arrangements for the realization of the type 2 standard open wagon, object of the Competition. 3rd Section: Allocation of awards: prizes, consolation - prizes and honorable mentions. 4th Section: Advantages justifying awards to the designs and ideas concerned. Volume II comprises: 5th Section: Memorandum on the work and technical discussions of the Jury for the Design Competition for the Wagon of the Future.
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International Union of RailwaysOffice of Research and Experiments
- Publication Date: 1956-4
- Features: Appendices; Tables;
- Pagination: 54 p.
- TRT Terms: Freight cars; Open top cars; Standardization; Tests; Vehicle design; Vehicle frames
- Old TRIS Terms: Freight car design; Question b12; Underframes
- Subject Areas: Design; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00052969
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: International Union of Railways
- Report/Paper Numbers: B12/RP 2/E Intrm Rpt.
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM