TRACK/TRAIN DYNAMICS: A PROGRESS REPORT
The Federal Railroad Administration, the Railway Progress Institute, the Association of American Railroads, a few RPI members and a handful of railroads are participating in a multi-phase study of the interaction of track and train. The program, which is divided into three phases, is expected to take ten years to complete. In Phase I, a two-year project started in mid-July 1972, the emphasis is on train handling and train makeup and their effects on the wheel-rail relationship. Phase II, dealing with specifications for track, rolling stock and components, will follow and will last three years. The final five-year phase will deal with employment of advanced technology to achieve the ultimate goal of safer, more reliable rail transportation.
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Simmons-Boardman Publishing CorporationP.O. Box 350
Bristol, CT USA 06010
- Publication Date: 1973-2
- Features: Tables;
- Pagination: 2 p.
- TRT Terms: Train track dynamics
- Subject Areas: Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00051938
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 26 1974 12:00AM