New Interurban cars secure high speed at low cost

  title={New Interurban cars secure high speed at low cost},
  journal={Electrical Engineering},
TEN STREAM-LINE aluminum-body cars capable of a speed of 80 miles per hr. are being placed in service by the Philadelphia and Western Railway Company for suburban traffic. The running time of express cars from Norristown to the 69th Street station in Philadelphia, a distance of 13½ miles, is scheduled to be cut from 24 to 16 min. by these new 52-passenger cars which weigh but 25 tons and are equipped with four 100-hp. motors operating under automatic control. The cars are being constructed by… CONTINUE READING

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