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contest.techbriefs.com/2010/entries/transportation/945

Jun 30, 2010 ... Hybrid wheel and speed-assisted air cushion vehicle suspension - Vehicle electric linear motor propulsion - Elevated prefabricated, lightweight monorail tracks. Manufacturability The proposed train system uses existing technologies and does not require any new invention: - The cars will be manufactured ...

www.disneyworldlive.com/monorail.htm

Each monorail travels on rubber tires and is powered by a 600 volt DC propulsion system which includes eight DC motors rated at 112 HP each, with the power emanating from each side of the beam. The 13.6 mile monorail system carries over 150,000 guests to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot parks on an average day.

www.britannica.com/technology/monorail-railway

Monorail: Monorail,, railway that runs on a single rail. This rail may be located either above or beneath the railway cars. In systems that employ an overhead rail , the cars are supported by wheeled axles that run on the overhead rail. The system is gyroscopically stabilized. In those systems that use an.

www.intamintransportation.com/transportation/PeopleMoverP35/tabid/120/language/de-DE/Default.aspx

​The train type P35 is another member of the Monorail family for public transportation. The P35 is the ideal solution for heavy mass transit for medium sized - or large metropolitan environments. Large trains with spacious cabins, combined with a powerful propulsion system will allow a fast and efficient transport in urban ...

www.monorailsaustralia.com.au/maglev.html

The SC Maglev runs in a U-shaped channel* and uses superconducting magnets for levitation and propulsion. The drawback with this technology is it is essentially a straight line system with very limited tolerance of curves or gradients and also has a comparatively wide guideway compared to the Transrapid monorail ...

mrdrailfanblog.wordpress.com/category/monorails

Posts about Monorails written by Mr. D. ... Due to a power failure possibly caused by a lightning strike, the monorail system was temporarily disabled. Most trains were restarted and returned to stations safely. ... The propulsion system is called the “Propulsion and Dynamic Braking (P/DB) System.” There are two redundant ...

www.onlywdworld.com/2009/05/explore-disney-worlds-monorail-system.html

The futuristic look of the monorail fits nicely with the advanced technology that is used throughout Disney World. The Disney World fleet currently consists of twelve trains. They are each six-car trains that are 203 feet long and have 124 rubber tires powered by 600-Volt DC propulsion systems. The Mark VI trains are the ...

ggwash.org/view/32690/notes-from-seattle-the-monorail

Oct 22, 2013 ... Unfortunately it's more of a novelty than a bona fide transit system. The monorail has only 2 stations, one downtown and a second at the Space Needle, at what was once the fairgrounds. The monorail in downtown Seattle. Photo by BeyondDC. Why not build more? There were some proposals to do so, but ...

www.swissrapide.com/htm/e_magnetbahn.htm

Maglev Monorail, is a system of transportation that suspends, guides and propels vehicles using magnetic levitation from a large number of magnets for lift and propulsion. The Maglev system has no wheels, axles, transmissions, and overhead wires. It doesn't roll, it hovers. The wheels and rails of the conventional railway ...