URBAN RAIL SUPPORTING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM FISCAL YEAR 1975. YEAR END SUMMARY

The Urban Rail Supporting Technology Program is described for the 1975 fiscal year period. Important areas include program management, technical support and applications engineering, facilities development, test and evaluation, and technology development. New projects were started in all important areas. Specific technical discussion includes: Technical Support and Applications Engineering, the Crashworthiness of Vehicles, Advanced Concept Train, and Rail Transit System Costs; Facilities Development, Permanent Track Power, Catenary, Wheel truing Machine, and Track Scale; Test and Evaluation, State-of-the-Art Car testing and Revenue Service Demonstration, the testing of existing Revenue Service Vehicles, testing on the UMTA RTTT (Energy Storage Car Gas-Turbine/Electric cars, Standard Light Rail Vehicle, Track Geometry Measurement System, and General Vehicle Test System); Technology Development, Noise Abatement, and Tunneling.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated Mar 75, PB-241 239.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Madigan, R J
  • Publication Date: 1975-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 85 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00094606
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-UMTA-75-28 Final Rpt., UMTA-MA-06-0025-75-17
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 14 1982 12:00AM