POWER GENERATION AND DISTRIBUTION - LONDON TRANSPORT
The paper traces the evaluation of power generation, distribution and control from the days of the independent underground and tube railways to the present London Transport system. Describes current steam-raising and steam turbine and gas turbine practice with notes on the proposed future use of natural gas instead of oil. Other subjects include types of cable, substation rectifiers, remote control systems, protection, equipment, etc.
- Presented to the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, London, January 8, 1975.
Institution of Railway Signal EngineersLondon, England
- Burgess, J M
- Publication Date: 1975
- Features: Figures;
- Pagination: 19 p.
- TRT Terms: Electric power supply; Electric substations; Railroad electrification; Rapid transit
- Identifier Terms: London Transport
- Subject Areas: Energy; Public Transportation; Railroads; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00129301
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: International Union of Railways
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 19 1981 12:00AM