BRITISH OVERSEAS RAILWAYS HISTORICAL TRUST - ARCHIVES
D C HOWROYD COLLECTION OF ELECTRIFICATION REPORTS
This is a small collection of reports by Mr Howroyd on power supply studies for proposed electrification projects, plus some notes on IEE meetings held abroad in the early 1980's.
Advice on Railroad Electrification: Ferrovia do Aco and Vitoria a Minas
Part II Analaysis of Electricity Supply Proposals and Provisional Recommendations to CEMIG (Centrais Electricas de Minas Gerais S.A.) Nov 1975
Part 2 Analysis of Electricity Supply Proposals and Provisional Recommendations to ESCELSA (Espirito Santo Centrais Eletricas S.A.) Nov 1976
Copy of OCSNEWS Dec 1975
Carajas railway Electrification Proposal c. 1982
Part 2 of a report to Eletronorte on power factor and harmonics undated
Two photocopies of RGI articles on Carajas, 1980 & 1984.
Pakistan Railway Electrification Khanewal to Karachi City
Progress Report date 24 Dec 1982
Feasibility of supply system, Supporting Notes dated 30 March 1983
Notes on site visits in Nov/Dec 1982 and March 1983
New Zealand Railways Electrification study 1984
Draft Scope of Works March 1984
Phase 1 Report 26 March 1984 (Power supply harmonics)
File Note (17/04/84) and draft letter (29/10/84) about harmonics.
Visit to Beijing Oct 1983
Various papers connected with a lecture tour by Mr Howroyd and Mr Cornfield (CEGB).
Modernisation and Electrification of the KCR
Power Factor Investigation 1985
Note of meeting with China Light & Power 13 March 1985, Letter of Appreciation from KCR 17 April 1985 and letter of dissociation from KCR's chosen course of action to correct power factor, 12 Sept 1985.
IEE Conference Railway Electrification Tel Aviv June 1988
Various letters and notes on an IEE meeting in Tel Aviv as part of a British Overseas Trade Group for Israel visit
Donated by Mr D C Howroyd