Design and Construct Rolling Load Rig

The objectives of this project are as follows: work with Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated (TTCI) to design and build a full scale machine, and continue working with Virginia Tech to build the rolling load machine to study wheel/Rail contact forces.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program information: Track and Train Interaction, Wheel-Rail Interface. Link to project:


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $unavailable
  • Contract Numbers:

    Grant ID 134

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Tajaddini, Ali

  • Performing Organizations:

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg

    208 Patton Hall
    Blacksburg, VA  United States  24061
  • Start Date: 20150826
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01573721
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: Grant ID 134
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 26 2015 8:41AM