PROGRESS IN RAILWAY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (1975-1976 REPORT OF SURVEY COMMITTEE) CARS AND EQUIPMENT

This survey of the annual ASME report covers some of the major developments in freight and passenger equipment made public in the last calender year. It also covers developments worldwide as well as domestic. In the freight area, the main developments aimed at the transport of bulk commodities and unit trains with some thought being given to increased speeds. The passenger developments are continuing in LRVS, Rapid transit, and commuter transport.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contributed by the Rail Transportation Division of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers for presentation at the Winter Annual Meeting, New York, N.Y., December 5, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • MANOS, W P
  • Publication Date: 1976-12-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145141
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 76-WA/RT-12 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 1 1982 12:00AM