SURVEY INFORMATION. TECHNICAL PROGRESS IN RAILROAD ELECTRIFICATION

OBZORNAIA INFORMATSIIA. TEKHNICHESKII PROGRESS V ELEKTRIFIKATSII ZHELEZNYKH DOROG

The major direction of development during the 1971-75 five- year plan is the increase in passage and carrying capabilities of railroads. The freight movement will rise by 22%. In order to accommodate this, 8000 km. of second track will be built, 6-7000 km. electrified, and work will continue on equipping railroad lines with automatic blocking and centralized dispatching. 5-6000 km. of new lines will be constructed, and the weight and speed of motion of trains will also increase. As of January 1, 1971 there were over 35,000 km. of electrified railroads in the Soviet Union, as well as 78,500 km. of railroads serviced by diesel locomotives. This present issue provides information on the following topics: (1) Improvement of construction and maintenance technology of the catenary network; (2) Industrialization of construction and installation of the traction substations; (3) Development of automation and remote control; (4) Mechanization of labor for maintenance of main cable communication lines; (5) Mechanization of labor for maintenance of aerial and cable lines; and finally (6) Further improvement of energy supply arrangements.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Abstract only is available in English, original untranslated as of November 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    USSR Ministry of Transportation Construction

    Central Inst of Normative Res and Technical-Scientific Inf
    Moscow,   USSR 
  • Authors:
    • Gruber, L O
  • Publication Date: 1972

Language

  • Russian

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 40 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00130039
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1976 12:00AM