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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented to the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, London, January 8, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Railway Signal Engineers

    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Burgess, J M
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129301
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1981 12:00AM