RAILROAD ELECTRIFICATION: A SYSTEM DESIGN PROJECT

The problems of railroad electrification, in terms of the various subsystems involved, are described. The determination of optimum train size, optimum locomotive configuration, contact wire voltages, problems of electrical clearances, power supply, signal system coordination, catenary design, communications interference and personnel safety are briefly treated. The interrelationship of the subsystems is emphasized.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 101-107

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00097310
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1975 12:00AM