Power Supply Technologies

To supply power stably to electric rolling stock, the RTRI performs research concerning electric power reception and power conversion control at substations, supplying electric power to feeding circuits, and the use of the newest sensor technology to measure and maintain high speed current collection with overhead contact wires and pantographs.

Analysis, Investigation and Evaluation

  • Magnetic Fields around Substations
  • Leakage Current Between Rail and Ground
  • Simulation on Substation Capacity
  • Installation Accuracy of Overhead Contact Lines
  • Simulation on Dynamics of Pantograph and Contact Line
  • Aging Degradation of Contact Lines

Technical Guidance

  • Techniques on Railway Electric Power Supply
  • Various Test and Measurement

  • Pantograph’s Current Collection Performance Test

  • Measurament of Installation Accuracy of
    Overhead Contact Lines