On 15/03/2017 8:41 PM, 'Noel Reed'noelreed10@... [TramsDownUnder] wrote: >
> Thanks Mick,
> How is the throttle and transition controlled when a DERM is driven
> from the non-engine end of the car ?
The controls are duplicated >
> How are the two drivers’ actions co-ordinated when two DERMS are
> coupled. Do they have bell signals between them ?
Dunno, but the front driver has the brake >
> What happens if the driver of the leading DERM has to make an
> emergency stop due to an obstruction on the line ? The trailing DERM
> could still be motoring. Could the engine over-speed if the electric
> controller was quickly moved to ‘OFF’ in an emergency ?
Not sure,I suspect there must have been interlocks to stop that happening The driver would shut the throttle rather than use transition controller
Cheers, Mick >
> Noel Reed.