electric railroad

electric railroad

[i¦lek·trik ′rāl‚rōd]
(mechanical engineering)
A railroad which has a system of continuous overhead wires or a third rail mounted alongside the track to supply electric power to the locomotive and cars.
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Illinois Terminal Railroad (NW, EMD) began life as the Illinois Traction System in 1896 as an interurban electric railroad in central and southern Illinois.
Sprague went on to develop the first practical electric railroad.
second phase covers the establishment of electric railroad, construction of
The largest segments of Cuba's rail system utilize diesel-operated tracks, with 77 miles of an electric railroad running between Havana and Matanzas.
One of these relates to construction of an electric railroad along King Abdullah Road for a length of 17 kilometers and also along Al Olaya Street and Al Batha Street for a length of 25 kilometers.
Tom deals with the impending loss of his wife by, well, not dealing with it, either throwing himself into his work or spending time in the garage with his elaborate electric railroad setup.
For example, in July 1995 Southern Pacific decided to sell portions of the former Visalia Electric Railroad between Exeter and Sequoia and between Woodlake Junction and East Redbanks.
Permit me to digress--the long gone electric railroad, the Illinois Terminal based in St.
Shimokawatoko was arrested over the June 24 collision between two single-car trains on Keifuku Electric Railroad Co.
However, in the increasingly complex underground environment, stray currents from other sources (such as parallel or crossing pipelines, industrial plants, or electric railroad systems) can come in contact with a pipe, and not only reduce the ability to repress corrosion, but, in some cases, can reverse the CP process and cause the pipe to more quickly experience corrosion problems.
The Bay Area Electric Railroad Association hosts a movable feast of old streetcars.
The range of cables produced by Eurocable-1 LLC covers different laying conditions: in all kinds of environments, duct systems, in special tubing, collectors, on the bridges and elevated structures, it can be hanged on antenna supports, power transmission lines, trolley system of electric railroad or inside the buildings.