WORKING PAPER ON SURVEY OF NORTH AMERICAN LIGHT AND COMMUTER RAIL TRANSIT AGENCIES ON ADHESION, ITS CURRENT STATE AND PRACTICES

This report presents the results of a survey of 24 North American light and commuter rail transit agencies on wheel-rail adhesion. The questionnaire included questions about adhesion on their system, condition under which insufficient adhesion developed, slide wheel flats, rail lubrication, methods used to improve adhesion, type of rail used, traffic information, type of wheels and any additional comments.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, and Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Tranergy Corporation

    774 Foster Avenue
    Bensenville, IL  United States  60106
  • Authors:
    • Kumar, S
    • Dyavanapalli, V
  • Publication Date: 1995-4

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00721746
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TC-NAS-95-2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1996 12:00AM