PROPULSION OF TRAINS AT SPEED

Safety aspects on unrestricted main-line track were investigated by instrumenting axleboxes to measure lateral force on hauled vs propelled trains. It was found that it is the combination of sharp curves and high propulsive efforts, both demanding low speeds, which requires close examination.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Pocklington, A R
  • Publication Date: 1965-4-16

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 317-329
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040091
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM