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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Battelle Columbus Labs., Ohio. See also PB-261 542.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bechtel Corporation

    Northeast Corridor Project Office
    Gaithersburg, MD  USA  20760

    Battelle Columbus Laboratories

    505 King Avenue
    Columbus, OH  USA  43201

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Northeast Corridor Project Office, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Ronald, C C
    • Arnlund, R C
    • Ferber, W E
    • Doyle Jr, G R
    • Noble, S L
  • Publication Date: 1976-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 279 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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