F40C PROPULSION ENGINE DRIVES "HOTEL POWER" SYSTEM

These locomotives, delivered initially to the Milwaukee Road for suburban service out of Chicago, place special emphasis on noise control and on the method for supplying alternating current for train heating, air conditioning and lighting. Unlike some other units designed for head-end power, the alternator is driven by the main propulsion engine. Details of control for this process are given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 16-17
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080786
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1975 12:00AM