THREE 50-KV UNITS ARE WORLD'S FIRST

In January 1973, the world's first three 50,000-volt alternating-current electric locomotive are to begin their journey from the General Electric plant to the location of the Black Mesa and Lake Powell Railroad in Northeastern Arizona. The 6,000-hp E60 units operate under a nominal 50kv catenary but are capable of operation on any voltage down to 25-kv. They operate at commercial frequency, 60Hz. A description of BM&LP operations is given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

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  • Accession Number: 00050544
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1974 12:00AM