SP MAKES REMOTE AIR BRAKE TESTS

Southern Pacific has incorporated its new remote-controlled Terminal Air Brake Test System. Once the head end of the train is coupled to the brake test system, an automated panel, operated by the lead carman in the Trim Tower, is programmed to perform the charging-reducing of the brakepipe and leakage air tests. Automatic testing procedure is described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1974-3

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  • Accession Number: 00057430
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 6 1976 12:00AM