CONTROL OF LONDON TRANSPORT'S POWER SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION NETWORK

London Transport are responsible for providing power supplies for 233 route miles of the associated railroad network, these supplies being derived from their own power stations. The generated high voltage is supplied, via distribution switch-houses, to 109 substations where the incoming high voltage supplies are converted to the necessary outputs to supply the system, i.e. 630 v dc traction supplies, 125 Hz signal supplies, compressed air, lighting and escalator supplies. The plant and control facilities are discussed.

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  • Pagination: p. 40-44

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196947
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: IEE Conf Publ n 161
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1979 12:00AM