MODERN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Rohr Industries is committed to developing multiple ground technologies to satisfy transportation's varied needs. This paper discusses the company's diversification from aerospace into ground transportation, starting with rapid transit systems and leading to advanced transportation systems. The two most promising advanced transportation developments include an aerotrain, a tracked air cushion vehicle, and the Romag, a magnetically levitated and propelled vehicle. This paper reviews these events and describes in detail the two new developments.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    485 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Authors:
    • Hearn, D L
    • Van Dorn, N H
  • Publication Date: 1974-2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056756
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1981 12:00AM