RAILROAD CLASSIFICATION YARD TECHNOLOGY MANUAL--VOLUME I: YARD DESIGN METHODS

This volume (Volume I) documents the procedures and methods associated with the design of railroad classification yards. Subjects include: site location, economic analysis, yard capacity analysis, design of flat yards, overall configuration of hump yards, hump yard track and switch layout, hump profile design, and hump trim-end design. Volume II is concerned with the design and specification of the yard computer systems, i.e., yard inventory and process control computer systems.

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    SRI International

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    Federal Railroad Administration

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  • Authors:
    • Wong, P J
    • Sakasita, M
    • Stock, W A
    • Elliott, C V
    • Hackworth, M A
  • Publication Date: 1981-3

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 280 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00341262
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-81/20.I Final Rpt., SRI Proj. 6364
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1337
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1981 12:00AM