Power surges that railroads experience generally come either from lightning strikes to tracks or AC power lines, or from miswired equipment. Whatever the cause, when communication and signaling equipment takes a surge, railroad signals default to red, and rail traffic in the affected areas comes to a hault. This article looks at the teamwork between railroads and suppliers to tackle surge protection problems.

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    Trade Press Publishing Corporation

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  • Authors:
    • Kube, K
  • Publication Date: 2000-3


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00797416
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 2000 12:00AM