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THREE PHASE LOCOMOTIVE History of Indian Railways 1853 First railway train journeyed distance of 22 miles between Bombay and Thana. Initially, operated by private companies of Englishmen. 1925-1950 GOI took over the all the private railway companies. Development accelerated with the 5-year Plans INDIAN RAILWAYS have now become a largest unified State-enterprise. Railway Zones in India Electric Loco Shed, Lallaguda First established in 1893 Closed in 1992. Renamed as Electric Loco Shed on September 6th , 1995 Best loco shed in India Maintenance cost has been reduced from Rs 16.73lacs/loco to Rs 12.24 lacs/loco Call for maintenance of loco has raised to 45 days and 30,000kms. What is this seminar about? Introduction about Locomotives Supply system for the loco Basic equipments in the loco How a loco works? A comparative study of three phase locomotive and a conventional locomotive Supply system

DC supply using third rail system 1.5KV DC Hazard of electric shock 1- AC system 25 KV AC Poor regulation Over Head Equipment Catenaries Droppers Constant tension type Cable goes over pulley terminated by weight Height 5.5m from rail Current section of contact wire 107sq.mm Components of Locomotive Pantograph Vacuum circuit breaker Earthing switch Surge arresters Harmonic filters Main transformer Traction motor Battery Traction converter Auxiliary converter Pantograph collects power from OHE Two pantographs for one loco Air pressure is used to raise or lower strips are made of manganese steel supported by insulators Vacuum circuit breaker Disconnects the loco from OHE in case of over voltages over currents short circuit power surges Reference: http://seminarprojects.com/Thread-three-phase-locomotive#ixzz1r9IHDezS