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FRA/Volpe Center Task Force Observation of Operations at TVE Transrapid Test Facility, Addendum

  • 01
  • Dec
  • 1993
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration; Volpe National Transportation Systems Center High Speed Guided Ground Transportation Safety Task Force
REPORT NUMBER: DOT-VNTSC-RR393-PM-93-1A
SUBJECT: Facilities & Test Equipment
KEYWORDS: Testing
ABSTRACT: This report is an addendum to a report (No. DOT-VNTSC-RR393-PM-93-1) prepared in April 1993 describing the operatoins witnessed and the relevant information obtained by nine members of the FRA/Volpe Center High Speed Guided Ground Transportation Safety Task Force during 9 weeks of observation of maglev developmental certification testing at the TVE Transrapid Test Facility at Emsland, Germany. Those observations were part of an extensive review of the German safety certification process being applied to the Transrapid (TR) system for application in Germany.

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