NEW LOCOMOTIVE HAULED PUSH-PULL COMMUTER CARS FOR MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

This paper provides a description of the technical details of locomotive hauled push-pull commuter cars being built by Pullman Standard for the Commuter Rail Division of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. It also provides a brief review of where the push-pull concept originated, its advantages, and its development over the past 20 years.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contributed by the Rail Transportation Division of ASME for presentation at the Joint ASME/IEEE Railroad Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 24-25, 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Curtis, R D
  • Publication Date: 1979-1-25

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00194641
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 79-RT-2 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1981 12:00AM