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Derby resignalling: work in progress at the north end of the station on 22 August 2018, during the 79-day partial closure. Philip Sherratt

PROVIDING ON-BOARD POWER

Turbo Power Systems has developed Auxiliary Power Supply (APS) units for London Underground’s Central Line fleet on behalf of Bombardier, which will be utilised to service on-board equipment. The APS units incorporate an innovative DC-DC power module using silicon carbide technology, which can sustain much higher voltages and can be switched at a much higher frequency, hence equipment can be made smaller with improved reliability.

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