Technical Reports

LTV/SIG Metroliner Truck Test - Volume I

  • 01
  • Aug
  • 1975
AUTHOR: H. M. Bumgardner, F. E. Dean, A. W. Johnston
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA-OR&D 76-251
SUBJECT: Evaluation
KEYWORDS: Test Plan, Procedures, Test Specimen, VSD/SIG Trucks
ABSTRACT: This report presents the test plan and results for Phase II tests of the LTV/SIG Metroliner Truck. This report is submitted to the Department of Transportation/Federal Railroad Administration to satisfy the requirements of paragraph 19.0 of reference (a). Section 4.0 is the test plan which was submitted to DOT/FRA on September 5, 1974 by reference (i). The test plan was approved by DOT/FRA before testing began. It became necessary to amend test procedure during the test program. The changes in test procedure were approved by DOT/FRA during the course of testing, and those amended procedures are described in Section 5.0 which also presents test results. An Additional Running Test followed Phase II tests, and the results of Additional Tests are presented in reference (g).
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