Re: Brill railmotors and trams
From: Mick Duncan
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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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