After a short review of the development of electric traction vehicles, the requirements which have to be met in modern electric traction vehicles in regard to construction, production, service testing, operational use and maintenance, are listed. The development of the idea of an electric locomotive in three-phase current technology and the measures adopted for its realization are described. The advantages as against electric locomotives with commutator motors in regard to traction technique as also the systems for three-phase current traction vehicles are set forth. Finally the economic improvements to be expected by the use of traction vehicles in the three-phase current technology are looked at.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

    17-21 rue de Louvrain
    1000 Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

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  • Accession Number: 00170570
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Rail International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM