A Conrail electronic air braking system (EABS) test train rolls northbound through Wanamaker Yard. The consist is CR 5521, 5522, 5525, analyzer car 18, 0x80 for 2,480 tons.  EABS applies the brakes to every car of a train simultaneously via an electronic brake signal, allowing a train to stop smoothly ins 30-70% less distance than traditionally brake-equipped trains.  Info compiled from The Conrail Cyclopedia.  Click here for more info on Conrail's use of EABS.

Photographer
Gary Krause
Photo Date
Photo Location Name
CR Chester Secondary
Conrail Road Number
5521
Builder
EMD
Post Conrail Owner(s)
CSX
Post Conrail Road Number(s)
8765

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