Technical Reports

Detail Specification for State-of-the-Art Car

  • 01
  • May
  • 1973
AUTHOR: The Boeing Vertol Company
REPORT NUMBER: IT-06-0026-73-2
SUBJECT: Passenger Rail
KEYWORDS: Rapid Transit Car, Urban Transit, UMTA URRV Program
ABSTRACT: This document is the detail specification for the State-of-the-Art Car (SOAC). This specification represents the SOAC configuration as delivered to the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) for test and demonstration. The SOAC has been developed under UMTA's Urban Rapid Rail Vehicles and Systems program which has the objective of enhancing the attractiveness of rapid rail transportation to the urban traveler by providing him with transit vehicles that are as comfortable, reliable, safe and economical as possible. The SOAC is one phase of this program.
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