A SYNTHETIC INSPECTION TRAIN FOR ELECTRIC AND TRACK FACILITIES OF THE SHINKANSEN

With extension of Shin Kansen to Hakata, JNR has put in service a seven-car train which can inspect the fixed facilities of the entire line at the revenue service speed of 210 kph. The cars have the following capabilities: Car 1--Measurement of communication, signal and catenary; Car 2--Measurement of electric power supply system and observation of pantograph action; Car 3--Power supply and data processing; Car 4--Power supply and crew facilities; Car 5--Measurement and data processing for track condition; Car 6--Storage and spare parts; Car 7--Measurement of Electric power supply system and of trolley wire.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 23-24
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00128192
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1976 12:00AM