BASIC DESIGN PHILOSOPHY OF THE ADVANCED PASSENGER TRAIN

Application of body-tilting techniques to British Railways Inter-City service that enables journey times to be cut substantially on routes embracing extensively curved tracks is described. Test and research evaluation obtain lateral forces within existing limits despite ultra-high speed negotiation of curves.

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    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Ribbons, R T
  • Publication Date: 1980-4

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  • Accession Number: 00331499
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM