Re: Electrification of CH rail; was there an CH invention that ma...


bob gillis <robertgillis@...>
 

On 2/23/2012 7:53 AM, Paul wrote:
I believe that the first truly passenger carrying railway was the
Volks railway along the seafront in Brighton (UK). It is about 750mm
gauge an originally had the current via the running rails as per
model railway. Later it was converted to 110V third rail, It is still
running. Magnus Volk (not exactly a traditional english name) had, I
think, some German ancestry.
I assume you mean electrified railway.

bob gillis

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