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Asbestos is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals, which all have in common their eponymous asbestiform habit: i.e. long (roughly 1:20 aspect ratio), thin fibrous crystals, with each visible fiber composed of millions of microscopic "fibrils" that can be released by abrasion and other processes.
An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear.
E656 locomotive, Rome, June 2, 2006. A Bo-Bo-Bo or Bo′Bo′Bo′ (UIC classification) is a locomotive with three independent two-axle bogies with all axles powered by separate traction motors.
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.
Breda is a city and municipality in the southern part of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Brabant.
Bussoleno (Bussolin, Busoulin) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about west of Turin.
Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
A dead man's switch (for other names, see alternative names) is a switch that is automatically operated if the human operator becomes incapacitated, such as through death, loss of consciousness, or being bodily removed from control.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.
On trains, the expression emergency brake has several meanings.
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (previously Ferrovie dello Stato, FS) (in English Italian State Railways) is a state-owned holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network.
Fiat Ferroviaria was the rail division of FIAT of Italy.
The FS E.326 was a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.424 is a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.428 was a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.444 is a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.625 and E.626 are two classes of Italian electric locomotives produced for the Ferrovie dello Stato.
The FS E.645 and E.646 are two classes of similar electric locomotives used on Italian railways.
The Class E.656 is an Italian articulated rheostatic-type electric locomotive built from 1975 to 1989.
Ansaldo was one of Italy's oldest and most important engineering companies, existing for 140 years from 1853 to 1993.
The HŽ series 1061 is a 6-axle articulated electric locomotive series that was used by Croatian Railways (hrvatske željeznice, HŽ).
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Magneti Marelli S.p.A. develops and manufactures high-tech components for the automotive industry.
In physics, specifically electromagnetism, the magnetic flux (often denoted or) through a surface is the surface integral of the normal component of the magnetic field B passing through that surface.
The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $13 billion (nearly $ billion in US dollars) in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.
The ohm (symbol: Ω) is the SI derived unit of electrical resistance, named after German physicist Georg Simon Ohm.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.
Photovoltaics (PV) is a term which covers the conversion of light into electricity using semiconducting materials that exhibit the photovoltaic effect, a phenomenon studied in physics, photochemistry, and electrochemistry.
The Italian railway system is one of the most important parts of the infrastructure of Italy, with a total length of of which active lines are 16,723 km.
A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.
Officine Meccaniche Reggiane SpA was an Italian aircraft manufacturer, owned by Caproni (Count Giovanni Battista Caproni) and situated in Reggio Emilia, a city of what today is the Emilia-Romagna region.
A relay is an electrically operated switch.
A resistor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element.
RS4 Codici is a train protection system used in Italy.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
A solenoid valve is an electromechanical device in which the solenoid uses an electric current to generate a magnetic field and thereby operate a mechanism which regulates the opening of fluid flow in a valve.
Sulmona (Abruzzese: Sulmóne; Sulmo; Greek: Σουλμῶν, Soulmōn) is a city and comune of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy.
Tecnomasio was an Italian scientific and precision instrument company founded in the 1860s.
A traction motor is an electric motor used for propulsion of a vehicle, such as an electric locomotive or electric roadway vehicle.
A train event recorder (also called On-Train Monitoring Recorder or On-Train Data Recorder in the United Kingdom, Event Recorder System, Event Recorder Unit, or simply Event Recorder) is a device that records data about the operation of train controls and performance in response to those controls and other train control systems.
Trenitalia is the primary train operator in Italy.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.