PROGRESS IN RAILWAY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (1976-1977 REPORT OF SURVEY COMMITTEE) CARS AND EQUIPMENT

This survey of the annual ASME report covers some of the major developments in rail freight and passenger equipment made public in the last calender year. It covers developments worldwide. In the freight area the main developments are aimed at transporting bulk commodities with some thought being given to multipurpose concepts. The passenger developments are continuing in LRVS, rapid transit, and commuters; however, long haul equipment is also being developed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contributed by the Rail Transportation Division of ASME for presentation at the Winter Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 27-December 2, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • MANOS, W P
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00168015
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 77-WA/RT-5 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1981 12:00AM