THE ECONOMIC CASE FOR THE CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT OF THE DIESEL ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE. ELECTRIFICATION: THE ECONOMIC CASE

The first paper presents the comparative economics of these two types of motive power, according to American railroad practice, and discusses its elements. The second paper demonstrates, from the documents quoted in reference, how technical developments and modern conditions of railway operation secure further advantages to electric traction.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the International Engineering Conference, 150 Anniversary of Passenger Railways.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Mechanical Engineers

    1 Birdcage Walk
    London SW1H 9JJ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Barber, H W
    • Clemow, C J
    • Goldring, A G
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 4 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131251
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM