STANDARD LIGHT RAIL VEHICLE SPECIFICATION. TECHNICAL SECTION. REVISED TO INCLUDE ADDENDA 1 THROUGH 4

The specification describes a standard United States Light Rail Vehicle (technically defined as electric multiple-unit articulated subway-surface light rail cars). Performance perameters and design characteristics were developed in parameters and design characteristics were developed in engineers, and the Urban Mass Transportation Administration. The report details design and engineering specifications for all components of the light rail vehicle, and includes design illustrations. The adaptation of these specifications for Boston and San Francisco are included.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Supersedes Report No. PB-212 688. Prepared in cooperation with San Francisco Municipal Railway Improvement Corporation, Calif.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

    10 Park Plaza
    Boston, MA  USA  02116
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 293 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047271
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-MA-06-0015
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1974 12:00AM