traction meter

traction meter

[′trak·shən ‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
A load-sensing device placed between a locomotive and the car immediately behind it to measure pulling force exerted by the locomotive.
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Total quantity or scope: Meter Services (MOP + DC + DA (where appropriate)) in respect to supplies through a current base of circa 250 Traction meters, circa 8 300 Non-Traction meters and 66 HS1 meters.