ECONOMIC AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS OF PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT DEVELOPMENT IN THE USSR

Considered in the paper are the main social, economic, scientific and engineering aspects involved in the development of inter-city passenger traffic in the USSR, the problems of selecting the transportation mode in inter-city services and the development of the high-speed passenger rail transport; the prerequisites and principal requirements for the technical equipment of the trunk high-speed lines, the procedures for selecting the optimal version of the reconstruction of serviceable lines as well as the procedures for engineering and economic justification for the organization of high-speed passenger services on these lines; the results obtained from the studies carried out to determine the optimal technical speed for passenger trains with different forms of traction and the procedures for selecting the major parameters of high-speed multiple- unit electric trains.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

    17-21 rue de Louvrain
    1000 Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Authors:
    • Bechtcheva, N I
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

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  • Accession Number: 00127704
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Rail International
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Np-10
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1975 12:00AM