General aspects of railroad electrification. Discussion of the reason for a renewed interest in straight electric operation and modern economic aspects is followed by a comparison of modern diesel electric and straight electric locomotives. The performance capabilities, the apparatus and the control system of the electric locomotives. The locomotives' operation at Muskingum Electric Railroad with particular emphasis on the fully automated operations control system.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Wefers, H J
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00043011
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASME 70-RR-2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1974 12:00AM