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.
- Presented at the International Engineering Conference, 150 Anniversary of Passenger Railways.
Institution of Mechanical Engineers1 Birdcage Walk
London SW1H 9JJ, England
- Barber, H W
- Clemow, C J
- Goldring, A G
- Publication Date: 1975-9
- Features: References; Tables;
- Pagination: 4 p.
- Volume: 1
- TRT Terms: Diesel electric locomotives; Economic analysis; Horsepower; Locomotives; Railroad electrification
- Uncontrolled Terms: Justification
- Old TRIS Terms: Motive power
- Subject Areas: Economics; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00131251
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: International Union of Railways
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM