Electric railway traction. Part 3: Traction power supplies

  • Hill R
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Abstract

Power is transmitted to electric railway locomotives and vehicles using DC or single-phase AC networks. The parallel development of traction technology in industrialised countries has led to a plethora of different electrification systems. This article covers the electrical engineering aspects of DC and single-phase AC traction power transmission systems.

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  • R.J. Hill

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