TELECOMMUNICATION CABLE LINK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS BETWEEN JOHANNESBURG AND CAPE TOWN

The cable link running along the permanent way between Johannesburg and Cape Town was placed in service for the South African Railways. The makeup of the cables used, the mode of operation of the link, and the projection of the route are described. A brief account is also given of the importance of this Siemens-built link for the operation of the South African Railways. Besides being Africa's so far longest coaxial cable link, its technology is rated as the most advanced in the world.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

    Postfach 3240
    8520 Erlangen,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Beck, K
    • Desi, D G
  • Publication Date: 1974-4

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • Siemens Review
    • Volume: 41
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00071987
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1976 12:00AM