Cable railway systems for steep gradients

Authored by: Christos N. Pyrgidis

Railway Transportation Systems

Print publication date:  February  2016
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781482262155
eBook ISBN: 9781315228945
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19472-11

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Abstract

For movement on longitudinal gradients that are greater than gradients on which a conventional railway may climb, apart from the rack rail technique, cable hauling can also be used.

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