ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR TROLLEY BUS SYSTEMS

This paper reviews Westinghouse's research in trolley bus technology: chopper propulsion, microprocessor developments, automatic reqiring, a.c. drive propulsion, off-wire propulsion and maintenance.

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    • This paper appeared in TRB Special Report 200, The Trolley Bus: Where It Is and Where It's Going. Based on the Workshop on Trolley Bus Applications, August 29-September 1, 1982, Seattle, Washington conducted by TRB and sponsored in UMTA. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved
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    • Matty, Thomas C
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  • Publication Date: 1983

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 48-50
  • Monograph Title: THE TROLLEY BUS: WHERE IT IS AND WHERE IT'S GOING
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  • Accession Number: 00385275
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 30 1984 12:00AM