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Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 06:26:15 -0800

Maximum speed will be above 320 km/h, with the trains able to take traction current at 25 kV AC, 3 kV DC and 1⋅5 kV DC. They will be equipped with ETCS and the digital version of the national ASFA train protection system, with the first 10 units able ...

The Huntington News

The Huntington News
Wed, 04 Nov 2015 22:22:30 -0800

Contrary to popular belief, there are candidates who run outside of the Democratic and Republican Parties, and candidates outside of these two major parties have been gaining more traction. Current Seattle city councilor Kshama Sawant, for example, is ...
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:55:04 -0700

Factors that affect your valuation at this early stage include your and your co-founders past track record, team composition, project stage, current traction, current sales, future expectations/projections (remember, they are looking for unicorns so if ...

Railway Technology

Railway Technology
Mon, 14 Sep 2015 11:11:34 -0700

The EU Climate Goals 2030 comprise a comprehensive climate and energy package. Railway administrations such as Deutsche Bahn (German Railway) and Österreichische Bundesbahnen (Austrian Federal Railways) develop strategies for a sustainable ...
Law360 (subscription)
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:32:10 -0800

The regulator had said that if discounts granted by Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Energie GmbH for so-called traction current led to higher prices for rail operators trying to compete with Deutsche Bahn's trains, then the company would have violated the ...

International Railway Journal

International Railway Journal
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:56:15 -0700

By the end of last year, renewable energy accounted for nearly 40% of traction current. In 2014, DB reduced CO2 emissions by 22.7% compared with 2006, reaching the 20% goal which it set for 2020 well ahead of schedule. "These are important successes, ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:13:44 -0700

The Commission had investigated DB's prices for the supply of traction current, which is the electricity necessary to power locomotives. The Commission's concern was that these prices created an anti-competitive margin squeeze by favouring DB's own ...

Rail Engineer

Rail Engineer
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:24:55 -0700

They also require a method of transmitting data across high voltage insulation and could be subject to electromagnetic interference from traction current collection. The FBG system adds only the fibre to the pantograph head, is robust and transmits its ...

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