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  1. $20m plan to resolve West Rail disruptions

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... bad weather by high-rise buildings. This made it vulnerable to lightning strikes, which could burn out the computer cards of the signalling system. 'You may ask why a $40 billion ... connections, which help transmit high-voltage electricity from lightning strikes to the ground. The corporation also will spend $10 million a year for more staff and equipment to find out the cause ...

  2. KCRC refuses to blame contractor for signal failures

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to international standards, and unfortunately the amount of lightning this year was higher than in other years. This is a fact, there's a little deviation in our predictions' of the effect ... connections to help transmit high-voltage electricity from lightning strikes to the ground, was part of the maintenance budget, so the corporation would not pass on the burden to passengers. Referring ...

  3. KCRC pioneers way to spot stress on tracks

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to develop a monitoring system,' Dr Lee said. 'These sensors cost a few dollars each in mass production. They are not affected by lightning and thunderstorms and they have a life span of up ...



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