GLASGOW UNDERGROUND -- DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW CARS

Designing the new cars was a question of scale. With only 33 cars required, it was desirable to use established technology, but the tunnel diameter and track curvature decreed that no existing design was suitable. The article describes areas of the cars made special to the 'mini' system to overcome tunnel and track constraints.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mechanical Engineering Publications

    Penthouse 1, 15 West 55th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10019
  • Authors:
    • Botham, GJM
  • Publication Date: 1978-5

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  • Accession Number: 00188136
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1981 12:00AM