London Transport Trains

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S. F. Smith

London Transport, Acton Works, London, England

J. Eng. Ind 102(3), 272-274 (Aug 01, 1980) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3183864 History: Received January 14, 1980; Online July 30, 2009


This Paper describes the process of design and development and procurement of new trains for London Transport, who assume many of the functions of a prime contractor. The Paper gives a number of examples of features which are felt to reduce the maintenance cost or improve the reliability or safety of the rapid transit cars.

Copyright © 1980 by ASME
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