TRACK TRAIN DYNAMICS. GUIDELINES FOR: TRAIN HANDLING, TRAIN MAKEUP, TRACK & STRUCTURES, ENGINEER EDUCATION

This manual was prepared as an immediate aid in improving freight train performance. It has five sections: Definitions and Functions of Equipment; Train Handling; Train Makeup; Track and Structure; Engineer Education. These results are based on parametric study using validated analytical models.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • A Government-Industry Research Program on Track Train Dynamics. Requests for this publication should be directed to J.G. Britton, Director of Operations, AAR. This is a 2 volume set.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Association of American Railroads

    50 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001-1564
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 33 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127715
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AAR-R153
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1976 12:00AM