RAIL SAFETY/EQUIPMENT CRASHWORTHINESS. VOLUME IV. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The document, the fourth of four volumes, summarizes the activities and documentation conducted under this contract. The analysis of the accident data highlighted areas where improvements could be made to improve the occupant protection of passenger rail vehicles. Design criteria were determined and some suitable design changes proposed. For the proposed areas of change, typical Federal Standards documentation were prepared.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 3, PB-289149. Also available in set of 4 reports PC E06, PB-289 146-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Vertol Company

    Surface Transportation Systems Department, P.O. Box 16858
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19142

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Reilly, M J
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 75 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190539
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-77/73.IV Intrm Rpt., DOT-TSC/FRA-77-15-4, D339-10051-1
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-821-4
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1979 12:00AM