Technical Reports

Rail Bus Test Observations on the Boston and Maine Railroad - January to February, 1980

  • 01
  • May
  • 1980
AUTHOR: B. T. Hawthorne, R. B. Watson
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA/ORD-80/71
SUBJECT: Facilities & Test Equipment
KEYWORDS: Lightweight Rail Vehicle, Commuter Lines, LEV-1
ABSTRACT: This report summarizes the characteristics of the Leyland Experimental Vehicle (LEV-1) and the test program conducted on the Boston and Maine Railroad from January to February, 1980. It contains an introduction and review of the program, a brief summary of the test results, and generalized conclusions of the program including areas which might be studied further in the interest of promoting rail service of this nature using a lightweight rail vehicle.
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