WHEEL/RAIL INTERACTION IN A LIGHT-RAIL TRANSIT SYSTEM

An investigation of the behavior of light rail transit vehicles on standard gauge track is described in this paper. A special emphasis is based on the condition of the wheels, rails, equipment and track parameters that contribute to wheel/rail dynamics that in turn affect ride quality. The purpose of the study was to provide recommendations to the transit as to the least-cost solution to ivercome the current problems of excessive hunting and to improve ride quality.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 9p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00960916
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1931594082
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 2003 12:00AM