TECHNICAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL RAILROAD TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SEMINAR. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, JANUARY, 1977

Contents: Welcome and introduction to FRA's International Technology Exchange Program, R.E. Parsons; An overview of Department of Transportation's International Cooperation Program, B.A. Ramundo; Observations of 1975 U.S. Railroad Electrification Delegation visit to USSR, M.D. Meeker; Status of European electric traction technology, A.N. Addie; Recent European advances in achieving unity power factor, M. Guarino; A summary of U.S.-Poland cooperative research programs in railroad technology, R.M. McCafferty; Track maintenance and safety in the USSR, R.F. Beck; Observations of the USSR Shcherbinka Test Track Facility and the Lossino-Ostrovskaya Track Buckling Facility, D.P. McConnell; Rail practices in the USSR, D.H. Stone; Rail flaw detection, state-of-the-art in the USSR and its possible U.S. application, H. Ceccon; Track performance in the USSR, R.M. McCafferty; Concluding remarks, R.E. Parsons.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1977-1

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 62 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00165083
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1977 12:00AM