Re: Re: Luas Central – Which Route?
Or use mag-induction…look to Ausburg for proof of concept. Seems robust enough…
GERMANY: The Primove induction-based catenary-free electrification system developed by Bombardier Transportation is to be piloted on the tram network in Augsburg, the manufacturer announced on May 26.
Formally unveiled at Bombardier’s Bautzen factory in January 2009, Primove uses cable buried beneath the track to produce a magnetic fields which induces electric current for traction power in pick-up coils mounted underneath the vehicle.