D.C. TRACTION IN SOUTH AFRICA

LA TRACTION A COURANT CONTINU EN AFRIQUE DU SUD

The South African Rail network has used very different current systems since electrification first began in 1903: 1.5 and 3 kV d.c. current and now 3 kV only; 25 and 50 kV 50 Hz a.c. current. Study of electrification from the start until today using d.c. current and present tractive stock.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also No. 1696, June 3, 1979 issue pages 49-51.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Editions NM

    11 rue de Milan
    Paris 9e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Darnault-Donath, Y
  • Publication Date: 1979-5-27

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 8-14
  • Serial:
    • Vie du Rail
    • Issue Number: 1695
    • Publisher: Editions NM

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00301718
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 27 1979 12:00AM