The report gives a brief introduction to electric railway systems and discusses the need for developing new rail car. The objective was to design a standard light rail vehicle that could be used by many different cities, based on the belief that a standard design would increase the market for such a vehicle and lower its production cost. The report reviews project organization, selection of vehicle size, potential purchasers, and preparation of the technical specifications and contact documents.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

    10 Park Plaza
    Boston, MA  United States  02116
  • Publication Date: 1973-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 45 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047272
  • 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 1981 12:00AM