THYRISTOR CONTROL OF MULTIPLE UNIT CAR EQUIPMENT BY ASEA

The Swedish State Railways has acquired 90 two-car units intended for the suburban services in Stockholm. The cars have thyristor control equipment and separately excited dc traction motors. The line voltage is 15 kV with 16 2/3 Hz. In this paper the electrical traction equipment of these suburban trains is described. The paper also deals with the development of thyristor vehicles in Sweden in general, and with tests and experiences for regular service.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

    3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5997
  • Authors:
    • Eriksson, L G
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

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  • Accession Number: 00041649
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM