Express Rail Link – Overhead Line, A Step Forward, Y S Ho (Paper)

By July 25, 2022Documents, Hong Kong 2017
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The Express Rail Link (XRL) connects Hong Kong with over 20,000km of national High-speed Rail Network. The Hong Kong Section of the XRL is 26km in length, with trains operating at the maximum speed of 200kph in Hong Kong, linking West Kowloon to Shenzhen Boundary and Guangzhou. It provides a safe, fast and efficient travel between Hong Kong and the Mainland. This paper introduces the new Overhead Line (OHL) technologies, in terms of designing, construction, testing and commissioning. It highlights the latest developments and the challenges encountered to ensure the seamless interface with the National High-speed Rail Network.

Year of Publication: 2017

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