ROHR INDUSTRIES TRANSBUS. PART I. THE ROHR TRANSBUS. PART II. PROGRAM SUMMARY. PART III. SPECIFICATIONS, ANALYSIS, STUDIES AND TEST RESULTS

Under the Transbus Program three manufacturers each designed and fabricated bus prototypes with design goals that included low floors, wide doors, and other features to improve accessibility and to speed loading and unloading. Rohr built three coaches with a seventeen-inch floor height. This report describes and analyzes the bus design and program effort involved in developing these prototypes. This document consists of three parts: Part 1 is a brief description of the Rohr Transbus that includes summary description of vehicle characteristics and functional elements. Part 2 is a program summary that includes an accounting of design reviews and interim reports shown with a historical milestone chart, as well as discussions on design specification packages, quality assurance, test programs, and technical problems encountered. Part 3 (Appendix to report) consists of detailed voluminous specifications, analyses, studies, and test results. Part 3 is not included in NTIS distribution.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared by Booz-Allen Applied Research, Inc., Bethesda, Md.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Rohr Industries, Incorporated

    P.O. Box 878
    Chula Vista, CA  USA  92012

    Booz-Allen Applied Research, Incorporated

    4733 Bethesda Avenue
    Bethesda, MD  USA  20014

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 152 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00153960
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-IT-06-0025-77-1Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10008
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1981 12:00AM