SWISS FEDERAL RAILWAYS NEW COMMUTER 15-KV MULTIPLE-UNIT PROTOTYPE SETS IN LIGHT ALLOY WITH THYRISTOR CONTROL

To obtain greater versatility, lightweight trainsets were selected for pre-production service evaluation. Two power cars were incorporated in three- or four-car sets to determine acceptable power demand consistent with good acceleration. Thyristor controls are seen as having several advantages in suburban operation, but problems of electrical interference with communications and signal cables are special problems.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Authors:
    • WINTER, P
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 144-150
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126454
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1976 12:00AM