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Passenger Rolling Stock Axle Design


This document provides guidelines for the design of passenger rolling stock axles. These guidelines are based on service-proven performance design features.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA PR-M-RP-008-98 Rev. 2 02/04/2022 Published Current
APTA PR-M-RP-008-98 Rev. 1 02/13/2004 Published Superseded


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