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Track Train Dynamics Guidelines for: Train Handling, Train Makeup, Track & Structure, Engineer Education

  • 01
  • Jan
  • 1973
AUTHOR: Association of American Railroads
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: AAR-R153
SUBJECT: Freight Operations, Track/Train Interactions, Best Practices
KEYWORDS: Braking Performance, Engineers, Training, High Capacity Cars
ABSTRACT: This manual was prepared as an immediate aid in improving freight train performance. It has five sections: Definitions and Functions of Equipment; Train Handling; Train Makeup; Track and Structure; Engineer Education. These results are based on parametric study using validated analytical models.
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