This report describes the progress of the Rail Engineering and Test Support Program during the period July 1, 1975 to June 30, 1976. Primary emphasis of the program was to perform track inspection of heavily traveled mainline track for the FRA Office of Safety. Also described in this report are special tests performed for the FRA: improvements to the track measurement car and instrumentation; improvements and development of off-line data-processing techniques; development of analysis software for special FRA tests; and highlights of studies performed in support of the Rail Engineering and Test Support Program. This report is intended for use by management and technical personnel who are concerned with accomplishments of the Rail Engineering and Test Support Program.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the FRA/U.S. DOT, Office of Research and Development.
  • Corporate Authors:

    ENSCO, Incorporated

    5400 Port Royal Road
    Springfield, VA  United States  22151
  • Authors:
    • Peterson, C
    • Gunn, W
  • Publication Date: 1976-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 109 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00157217
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA-OR&D-77-25 Prog Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-54174/64113
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM