This report presents the results of the Phase I study of the locomotive/caboose crashworthiness program and the proposed work for the Phase II investigation. The results of the Phase I study include the mechanics of train impact that lead to override, recommended action to control override and means of protection for locomotives and cabooses.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsorship was provided by Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Research and Development, DOT.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142
  • Authors:
    • Tong, P
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 26 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00144090
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA-OR&D-76-289 Final Rpt.
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1977 12:00AM