BRAKING SYSTEMS FOR RAPID TRANSIT VEHICLES -- WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO LONDON TRANSPORT PRACTICE

The paper outlines the distinctive braking requirements of rapid transit vehicles, following which the various elements of a complete braking system are examined and recent trends described. The interaction with other developments, such as Automatic Train Operation, is discussed and examples of modern systems are described.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • International Conference on Railway Braking, University of York, England, September 26-27, 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Mechanical Engineers

    1 Birdcage Walk
    London SW1H 9JJ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Ware, D K
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 277-281

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00324906
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 1979-11 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM