Re: Brill railmotors and trams
From: Mick Duncan
Date:

Gday Noel

On 15/03/2017 8:41 PM, 'Noel Reed'noelreed10@...
[TramsDownUnder] wrote:
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> Thanks Mick,
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> How is the throttle and transition controlled when a DERM is driven
> from the non-engine end of the car ?
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The controls are duplicated
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> How are the two drivers’ actions co-ordinated when two DERMS are
> coupled. Do they have bell signals between them ?
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Dunno, but the front driver has the brake
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> 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 ?
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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
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> Noel Reed.
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