Rail electrification

March 2011
Modern Railways;Mar2011 Supplement, p15
The article focuses on the rail electrification system by Siemens. It states that the company has been a steady supplier of railway power supply, as well as overhead line equipment for the British and international rail industries. Particular focus is given to the innovations in overhead line systems, such as the Sicat SX, which highlights reduction a lighter weight system, and reduction in capital, construction and maintenance costs. It also discusses the use of Sicat MAster and Candrop automated 3D design software for more accurate monitoring.


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