Technical Reports

Advanced Component Testing: Kaskasia Handbrake Test.

  • 08
  • Jul
  • 2016
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
OFFICE: RPD
SUBOFFICE: RPD-32
REPORT NUMBER: DOT/ORD/FRA-16/26
SUBJECT: Evaluation
KEYWORDS: Handbrake, installation, operation, impact testing
ABSTRACT: The evaluation of a prototype remote operation handbrake showed that it can be installed on a car with only minor modifications to connect the air. This prototype did not set the emergency during any of the testing performed. The operation of the prototype worked as specified by the manufacturer.

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