URBAN RAPID RAIL VEHICLE AND SYSTEMS PROGRAM

This sixth Annual Report describes the work accomplished and summarizes pertinent technical and design data. The objective of the Program is to enhance the attractiveness of rail rapid transit to the urban traveler by providing him with transit vehicles that are as comfortable, reliable, safe, and economical as possible. Three major hardware tasks were active during this reporting period, namely: the State-of-the-Art Cars (SOAC), the Advanced Concept Train (ACT-1), and the Advanced Subsystem Development Program (ASDP). Accomplishments for the year ending September 1977 included the following: Completion of the PATCO revenue service program; Delivery of the first ACT-1 car to the DOT Transportation Test Center; Fabrication and developmental testing of the components for the Advanced Sub-systems Development Program including the self-synchronous propulsion system, the monomotor truck and the synchronous brake system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-266096.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Boeing Vertol Company

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

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 112 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197652
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-IT-06-0026-78-1Ann. Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10007
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1981 12:00AM