Freight Car Fatigue Load Environment

The objective of this project is to (1) determine the vertical, lateral and longitudinal in-train environment for selected trains in selected services; (2) catalogue results for future comparisons and analyses; (3) compare results with existing car and component standards and repos results; and (4) modify standards where necessary.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Equipment and Components

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $377000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Performing Organizations:

    Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated

    55500 DOT Road
    Pueblo, CO  United States  81001
  • Start Date: 20051001
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20091001
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30707

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465245
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:57PM