After three years of development, the first train of high-density electric multiple-unit stock was allocated to the Southern Region for service trails on its complex 750 v dc inner-suburban network. The cars will eventually replace the 4-Sub units. Electric braking, sliding doors and types of trucks are features. Traction and braking forces are transmitted between truck and vehicle body by a floating link system and king-pin, all flexible connections have bonded rubber bushes.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1971-9

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  • Accession Number: 00043022
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1973 12:00AM