conductor rail


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conductor rail

n(Fahr)leitung(sschiene) f
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Work is being undertaken to install a new electric conductor rail on the direct railway line between Cardiff and London.
Collector shoes (contact blocks), fitted under the tram, make contact with the conductor rail, providing electric traction power to the tram.
The Company has been appointed by the Ministry of Railway as one of a few qualified suppliers for manufacturing carriages of wagon and passenger trains and subway conductor rail. By the end of 2008, the Company's designated production capacity and production volume reach over 535,000 tons and 419,000 tons respectively.
These include a Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC) system, bottom contact conductor rail with insulated covers as used on Metros in Singapore, Italy, Taipei and Oslo, a radio system that integrates the Metro with the emergency services and continuously recording front and rear facing cameras on rolling stock for incident investigation," Hammadi said.
The Condor operation uses "in-aisle" conductor rail to electrify the AC-powered hoist and charge the on-board traction battery, eliminating need for a battery changing or charging area and freeing up valuable floor space.
The metal bar came into contact with the 750-volt conductor rail and melted a foot-long section of track.
It is the only facility in the UK to offer training on this specially-designed piece of equipment, known as a Rigid Overhead Conductor Rail, which will help power trains through the narrow tunnel.
It is the only facility in the UK to offer training on this specially-designed piece of equipment known as a Rigid Overhead Conductor Rail, which will help power trains through the narrow tunnel.
Foltz said long-term plans call for retrofitting the Garden City Terminal's fleet of diesel-powered RTGs to use shore power via retractable arms which will link to a conductor rail system, bringing the total number of ERTGs to 169 by 2022.