This is another of a continuing series of reports on overseas railway systems. Described are Great Britain's electrification programs and high-speed passenger train projects. Features of the High Speed Train (HST) and of the Advanced Passenger Train (APT) are discussed. Also covered are automatic train control, the advanced signal techniques being evolved and special transport services which are the function of the British Railways.

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  • Authors:
    • Friedlander, G D
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 50-56
  • Serial:
    • IEEE Spectrum
    • Volume: 12
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • ISSN: 0018-9235

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099826
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM