After 13 years and with 138 trains now operating in each direction daily, the Japanese National Railways is planning to replace the original catenary of the New Tokaido Line with an installation of greater size and strength. This tensioned, compound catenary will be replaced without interfering with traffic. This article describes the large-scale renovation plan and explains the methods and equipment used for the work.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Shiina, K
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 10-11
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00169957
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1978 12:00AM