HIGH SPEED CURRENT COLLECTION ON BRITISH RAILWAYS

Present a.c. contact lines for speeds up to 160 km/h are considered. The railroad line London-Glasgow is taken as an example for the necessary measures on contact line and pantograph in order to increase the maximum speed up to 200 km/h on this electrified line. Trends in design of contact line and pantograph for speeds above 200 km/h are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Verlag R Oldenbourg

    Rosenheimer Strasse 145
    Munich 80,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Smith, W R
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 140-143
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189738
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1979 12:00AM