Railway Engineering, Systems and Safety (Railtech '96) / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume contains a selection of papers from the "Railtech 1996" event dealing with railway engineering, systems and safety. The topics covered include platform edge doors, factors influencing derailment risk and automatic train protection and the operational railway.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860580154
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/19/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 138
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.47 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Frederic S. Lee is a Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He has published extensively on heterodox microeconomics, on the history of heterodox economics. He was the editor of the Heterodox Economics Newsletter and the executive director of ICAPE. He is currently the editor of the American Journal of Economics and Sociology. He has published in numerous heterodox journals including the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Review of Radical Political Economics, Review of Social Economy, and the Journal of Economic Issues.

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Table of Contents

Platform edge doors - a first for London Underground.

Selection of central door locking system for InterCity coaches.

Improving passenger safety at plaforms.

Risk assessment for Class 373 Eurostar trains on 750V dc and 25KV ac infrastructure in the UK.

Building your railway safety case - feedback from the front line.

A survey of train to track CCTV transmission systems.

Automatic train protection and the operational railway.

Modernizing London Underground's Central Line train service.

Material management and after sales support.

Factors influencing derailment risk.

Refurbishment of tube trains.

Combating graffiti on rail vehicles.

The value management culture - ensuring that re-engineered products give maximum value for money.

Technical characteristics of the European RoadRailer system.

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