13TH ANNUAL RAILROAD ENGINEERING CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS: "RAILROAD CHALLENGES IN AMERICS'S THIRD CENTURY--IMPROVED RELIABILITY AND SAFETY"
This report constitutes the proceedings of a two-day railroad engineering conference held at Pueblo, Colorado on October 12 and 13, 1976. The conference theme was the reliability and safety aspects of railroad operations. Technical papers were presented during three sessions relating to the following topics: operations/crew, track maintenance, and train and equipment. A visit to the DOT's Transportation Test Center was included in the conference program for the observation of test operations at the newly completed Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST).
- Conference and report sponsored by the FRA/U.S. DOT, Office of Research and Development.
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Publication Date: 1977-7
- Pagination: 152 p.
- TRT Terms: Cabs (Vehicle compartments); Couplers; Crash causes; Defects; Design; Detection and identification; Electronic components; Freight cars; Inspection; Locomotives; Maintenance of way; Rail (Railroads); Railroad simulators; Railroad tracks; Safety; Signaling; Train track dynamics; Trucks; Vehicle design
- Identifier Terms: Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad; Louisville & Nashville Railroad; Southern Pacific Railroad
- Uncontrolled Terms: Rail flaw detection
- Old TRIS Terms: Freight car design; Locomotive cab design; Track inspection
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Design; Motor Carriers; Railroads; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00163785
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
- Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-77/13 Proceeding
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Oct 29 1978 12:00AM