A study by Southern Pacific showed the need for a study utilizing advanced technology for a systems approach to the total matter of interaction of current-day trains and the track with the objectives of improving railroad transportation reliability, safety and efficiency. This report details the plans for a National Research Program on Track-Train Dynamics with the objective of developing a better understanding of the dynamic relationships between the moving train and fixed quideway on which it operates. This is the final report indicating the three general phases and a detailed plan for Phase I indicating manpower requirements, resources and costs. The Appendices appear in a separate volume.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This study was prepared for the Association of American Railroads. Requests for this publication should be directed to J.G. Britton, Director of Operations, AAR. This is a 2 volume set.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Southern Pacific Transportation Company

    1 Market Street
    San Francisco, CA  United States  94105
  • Publication Date: 1972-3-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 59 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127713
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AAR-R189
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1975 12:00AM