This report describes the progress of the Rail Engineering and Test Support Program during the period July 1, 1974 to June 30, 1975. Primary emphasis of the program was placed on the establishment of a viable operational track measurement capability. This emphasis resulted from efforts to meet the requirements of the National Track Inspection Program under implementation by the FRA's Office of Safety. Also covered in this report are special tests performed by the FRA test cars; operational improvements to the test car track measurement instrumentation; improvements in data-processing techniques that permit an analysis of track conditions in a more timely and more efficient manner; and highlights of other efforts performed under the Rail Engineering and Test Support Program.

  • Corporate Authors:

    ENSCO, Incorporated

    5400 Port Royal Road
    Springfield, VA  United States  22151

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Gunn, W
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 140 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131530
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA-ORD&D-76-140 Prog. Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-54174
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 14 1977 12:00AM