Report of Committee RR-6 Survey: Progress in Railway Mechanical Engineering, 1962–1963

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D. R. Meier, N. E. Bateson, R. L. Lich

J. Eng. Ind 86(2), 175-182 (May 01, 1964) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3670476 History: Received October 08, 1963; Online December 08, 2011


This paper contains the annual report of the ASME Survey Committee RR-6. Developments in Railway Mechanical Engineering from September 1, 1962–September 1, 1963, pertaining to cars and locomotives are discussed. A review is given of locomotive development activities. Diesel and electric locomotives, passenger freight cars, and transit and suburban cars introduced in North America, Europe, and Asia are described and pictured.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
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