HIGHLIGHTS OF UMTA'S RAIL PROGRAM

This paper highlights the role of the rail research programs of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA). Included are descriptions of several recently developed computer transit cars-the state-of-the-Art Car, The Advanced Concept Train and dual-powered, gas turbine/electric cars. Also discussed are efforts by UMTA in developing test facilities for urban rail vehicles and in furthering research in tunneling technology and noise abatement.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the SAE Automotive Engineering Congress and Exposition, Detroit, 24-28 February 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Silien, J S
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 4 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125831
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 750441 Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1981 12:00AM