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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/513467/20m-plan-resolve-west-rail-disruptions
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518947/kcrc-refuses-blame-contractor-signal-failures
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/560422/kcrc-pioneers-way-spot-stress-tracks

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