Re: Dude-cold can affect air brake performance, although there were likely other failures
Author: Max Wyss
Date: 02-09-2019 - 23:53

Even if all protocols are followed, air brakes can freeze.

This is the main reason why the Rhaetian Railways (of Albula World Heritage Site fame) has been so reluctant to get away from vacuum brakes (which can not freeze in operation).



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