Railway Electrification

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Railway electrification systems have undergone significant development in recent years due to the demands of high-speed lines, metros and light rail systems. In order to achieve safe and reliable integration of electrical/electronic systems, such as train control systems, in the railway environment, a basic understanding of railway electrification systems is required. This is an essential pre-requisite for understanding EMC issues for example. Also railway electrification is changing with moves away from traditional DC and 16 Hz systems in Europe to 25kV AC and in the UK the introduction of auto-transformers on the WCRM project.

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Railway Industry Association Member

Last Updated: 2013-May-09