System-Specific Spare Rail Vehicle Ratios
infrastructure - vehicle, mode - rail
System-Specific Spare Rail Vehicle Ratios addresses the system-specific variables that directly impact fleet size, and the spare ratios that are maintained by individual transit agencies. From the information obtained, it appears that most rail transit agencies closely monitor the spare vehicles they maintain to maximize efficiency and thereby reduce operating costs.
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Pierce, J.T. (1995). System-Specific Spare Rail Vehicle Ratios. Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 15, published by Transportation Research Board, Washington.