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Electric trains in Britain

B. K. Cooper

Electric trains in Britain

by B. K. Cooper

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Published by I. Allan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Great Britain -- Electrification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statement[by] B.K. Cooper.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF858.G7 C63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3895367M
      ISBN 100711009724
      LC Control Number81457234
      OCLC/WorldCa7556289

      This is a list of locomotive builders by country, including current and defunct builders. Many of the companies changed names over time; this list attempts to give the most recognisable name, generally the one used for the longest time or during the company's best-known : South Africa.   Something I've been wanting to do a while, a small compilation of the UK's fastest trains doing what they do best, hit speeds in excess of mph! From the tilting Pendolino's of Virgin's West.

      Engineers developed the first electric locomotives in the late 19th century. By the s, they had become very popular. From the s to the s, electric and diesel trains replaced steam power in many countries. An electric locomotive uses electric motors to drive the wheels.   In contrast to the nonchalance of the commuters who boarded the first electric train at Hurstville in , Penrith welcomed the first electric train with a festival, with ribbon-cutting at Doonside, Rooty Hill, Mount Druitt, St Marys and Penrith stations, as the official train passed through.

      The first electric passenger train was presented by Werner von Siemens at Berlin in The locomotive was driven by a kW, series-wound motor, and the train, consisting of the locomotive and three cars, reached a speed of 13 km/h. During four months, the train carr passengers on a metre-long ( feet) circular track. Trains glorious trains. Full Journey on a Great Northern Class From Moorgate-Drayton Park (Northern City Line) - Duration: 9 minutes, 11 seconds.


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