Practical experiments confirm the results of theoretical studies which show that effective speed control of cuts descending from the hump is a complex and expensive process. Despite difficulties with mechanisms on the track, the operating philosophy adopted has proved satisfactory; with the technical problems solved, electrodynamic and screw retarders as well as car pushers are now being installed at the new Basle Muttens II and Zurich-Limmatal marshalling yards.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • KONIG, H
  • Publication Date: 1973-11

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  • Accession Number: 00051324
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Gazette International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 25 1974 12:00AM