URBAN RAPID RAIL VEHICLE AND SYSTEMS PROGRAM

The report reviews the fourth 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 included the following: Completion of the five-city test and evaluation of the SOAC cars; progress from the preliminary design phase to delivery of initial test hardware; completion of the integration of a self-synchronous propulsion system, a monomotor truck, and a synchronous brake into the SOAC cars; and preparation of subsystem specifications.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-245310.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Vertol Company

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

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 120 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00137320
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: D174-10038-1 Ann. Rpt., UMTA-IT-06-0026-75-1
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10007
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1981 12:00AM