These proceedings comprise a report of a conference at Carnegie-Mellon University in December 1975. The object was appraisal of current rail passenger service with a view towards the prospects of improved service in the future. The 22 papers were presented in five sessions: Overview in which the need for improved service was established and the historical implications examined; technology and economic problems; research areas of high potential; proposed passenger train concepts and national passenger system developments; implementation and acceptance covering promotion of service.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Carnegie-Mellon Conference on Improved Passenger Train Service, December 2-4, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Transportation Research Institute
    Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15213
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 358 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132988
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM