JRB wrote:Be careful. Some voltage will be induced from the nearby 25kV. That's one reason why pole routes did not survive electrification, even when they were still thriving elsewhere.
Richard Pike wrote:And your arresting arrangements for lightning are well catered for. Nothing worse than lightning making it's own mind up where to go. Does each pole have an earth wire starting as a coil on the butt? I note a spur to the box. Are there lightning arrestors in the box? Nice looking job though.
Richard Pike wrote:As an aside. How many preserved lines come within the immunisation boundary of 25 KV traction systems? The Nene Valley, K&WVR are two that spring to mind.
JRB wrote:Drifting from the St.Albans subject further (new thread?) there was the man who ran his soil heating cables from his lineside fence a nd was apparently prosecuted for stealing electrical energy. Otherwise, St. Albans S. could be powered from induction.
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