An electric primary braking system whereby the current derived from the motors, acting as generators, is modulated to provide controlled braking; system of retarding locomotives and/or trains by using the traction motors to generate electric current. Use of dynamic braking…
The clearance required for the train and its overhang due to any combination of loading, lateral motion, or suspension failure
A toll collection strategy where tolls are continuously adjusted throughout the day according to traffic conditions to maintain a minimum designated speed.
Slang term for emergency application of brakes.
Car with defective air brake which applies in emergency whenever air brakes are applied.