By 1982 the West German Government hopes to amass data upon which to base a strategic decision about the future of high-speed guided transport (HSB). In parallel with maglev research, a lengthy investigation into the physical limits of conventional wheel-on-rail systems was initiated in 1972 to provide comparable data. The most sophisticated roller rig ever built is now being installed in Munich, and work on a test circuit at Donauried should being next year.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

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  • Publication Date: 1976-8

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  • Accession Number: 00145158
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 1 1977 12:00AM