AUTOMATION OF MARSHALLING YARDS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO LINEAR MOTORS

Systems in use in Europe and Japan are described in which wagons are propelled along classification tracks by propulsion and braking units so controlled that impact between them is minimized. A CNR simulation of yard operation using linear induction motors proved their benefits.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 627-651
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 67
    • Issue Number: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00307669
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1980 12:00AM