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Title: Rail Technology and Systems Information
Url: http://www.fta.dot.gov/about/12351_4506.html
Publisher: United States. Federal Transit Administration
Description: This website from Federal Transit Administration reviews some of the challenges involved in subway design. On this page, visitors will find the aims of the program as well as further research and reports regarding the sharing of tracks between transit and freight railroads, tunnel design and construction, and subway environment simulation. There is also a link to the May 2005 final report on the General Atomics Low Speed
Maglev Technology Development
Program, a 174-page pdf.
LC Classification: Technology -- Railroad engineering and operation -- Railway construction -- Tunnels and tunneling
Technology -- Railroad engineering and operation -- Railway construction -- Permanent way. Superstructure. Roadway. Track
Social sciences -- Transportation and communications -- Railroads -- Location -- Traffic -- Freight
Social sciences -- Transportation and communications -- Railroads -- Local transit. Street railways. Subways -- By region or country -- United States
Social sciences -- Transportation and communications -- Railroads -- Local transit. Street railways. Subways
GEM Subject: Social studies -- United States government
Social studies -- Technology
Social studies
Science -- Engineering
Science
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-11 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-10-26 14:28:14 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Topic in Depth
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Resource URL Clicks: 55
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