A big step forward [Rail Engineer]

Date: 07/06/2021

Articles on electrification invariably focus on 25kV overhead systems or indeed the modern-day 50kV auto-transformer variant. The safety procedures that go with these are well documented and accidents are thankfully very rare. We must remember however that a significant percentage of the UK electrified railway uses live conductor rails positioned on the outside of one ...

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