ELECTRIFICATION OF USSR RAILWAYS - THE 1964-1974 DECADE - RESULTS AND PROBLEMS

Over the past 50 years, USSR Railways has electrified 38,103 km (27.7%) of its network. This article analyzes the major problems encountered during the past decade when the portion of the system under catenary went from 17.5% to 27.7%, and when it was also necessary to increase the load capacity of previously electrified lines. Features of the traction power load, characteristics of locomotives, reliability of the power supply and automation of load control are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

    17-21 rue de Louvrain
    1000 Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Authors:
    • Serdinov, S M
  • Publication Date: 1976-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 249-263
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00138331
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 1976 12:00AM