New Vonk Article: "Overhead Systems for Trains"
In the period from 1850 - 1900, trains were already travelling the world. Steam trains, to be exact. Diesel engines did not yet exist. What was emerging, however, was electricity. The Icons of EE series describe the pioneers and their differences of opinion throughout the Current War. Railway operators in Europe also did not agree on what the best overhead voltage was for their electrically powered trains. To save on coal and manpower, transport companies tried to run their trains electrically.
To read the full article, go to https://vonk.scintilla.utwente.nl/post/2022/ricardorail/.