URBAN RAPID RAIL VEHICLE AND SYSTEMS PROGRAM

The report reviews the third year's efforts of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration's Urban Rapid Rail Vehicle and Systems Program. The objective of the Program is to enhance the attractiveness of rail rapid transit to the urban traveler by providing him with transit vehicles that are as comfortable, reliable, safe and economical as possible. Accomplishments for the year ending June 1974 included the following: Completion of the review of BART data; completion of the SOAC test and simulated demonstration programs at the High Speed Ground Test Center, Pueblo, Colorado after repairing the damage to the SOAC cars resulting from a collision with a standing car on August 11, 1973; completion of SOAC demonstration runs on the NYCTA lines.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-224 141.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Vertol Company

    Surface Transportation Systems Department, P.O. Box 16858
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1974-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 125 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093346
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: D174-10033-1 Ann. Rpt., UMTA-IT-06-0026-74-13
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10007
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1981 12:00AM