FRA: REALITY THROUGH RESEARCH

FRA begins to live down its "exotic passenger systems" image with projects aimed at improving railroad freight service. This article includes tables which list all current railroad research projects sponsored by the FRA. The projects are listed under the following headings: 1) Construction and operation of High Speed Ground Transportation Center, Pueblo, Colorado; 2) Advanced and exotic technologies (LIM, TACRV, etc....; 3) Conventional rail research - freight and general; 4) Conventional rail research - passenger; and 5) Miscellaneous. The contract numbers and contractors, cost, date approved and estimated, completion with summaries are provided for each project.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  USA  60603
  • Authors:
    • Roberts, R
  • Publication Date: 1974-1

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 29
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00054668
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 10 1974 12:00AM