NORTHEAST CORRIDOR HIGH-SPEED RAIL PASSENGER SERVICE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. TASK 19 - SUPPORT SERVICES: DYNAMICS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
The report is a summary of the effect of track curvature and spiral length on high speed train safety and comfort, and the effect of speed and axle load on track stability and wear. In addition, information is presented relating track curvature, spiral length, and train and track dynamics to support system performance and cost studies.
- Prepared in cooperation with Battelle Columbus Labs., Ohio. See also PB-261 542.
Bechtel CorporationNortheast Corridor Project Office
Gaithersburg, MD United States 20760
Battelle Columbus Laboratories505 King Avenue
Columbus, OH United States 43201
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Ronald, C C
- Arnlund, R C
- Ferber, W E
- Doyle Jr, G R
- Noble, S L
- Publication Date: 1976-7
- Pagination: 279 p.
- TRT Terms: Axle loads; Axles; Comfort; Curves (Geometry); Durability; Dynamic loads; High speed track; Loads; Maintenance; Mathematical models; Passenger comfort; Passenger transportation; Rail (Railroads); Railroad tracks; Railroad trains; Railroads; Safety engineering; Spirals; Stability (Mechanics); Superelevation; Train track dynamics; Wear
- Uncontrolled Terms: Dynamic response; Track stability
- Geographic Terms: Northeast Corridor; Northeastern United States
- Old TRIS Terms: Axle loadings; Track structures
- Subject Areas: Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; Passenger Transportation; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00151139
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ONECD-76/19 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-66005
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM