Standardization of rapid transit rolling stock can lower construction and operating costs, but it may also impose undesirable limits on innovation. Leaders of the rapid transit industry in several parts of the world show a qualified concern for standardization; rolling stock profiles are already determined by the infrastructure, but there is scope for a standardized line voltage which would widen the choice in traction equipment.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

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  • Accession Number: 00047485
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1981 12:00AM