The article is a review of the findings of a book, "Super-Railroads for a Dynamic American Economy." The discussion is concerned primarily with the effects of curvature and gradients upon hp requirements for locomotives. The effect of speed restorations upon train speed and resulting power waste is considered. Although locomotive power increases, this does not eliminate the need for track alignment and re-grading to reduce the number of speed limitations.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1956-7-27

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  • Accession Number: 00039459
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM