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Doesn't the current to run the trains heat the wires?

When trains aren't running enough to keep the wires warm, wouldn't it be cheaper to warm them than to repair them?

I see that the trains are dead with no overhead wirefeed.

Shouldn't there be a small generator onboard for emergencies, to at least keep the toilets running? Perhaps a tank of natgas for heat?

I presume catenaries refers to the shape the feed wires take between supports.

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by ormondotvos (ormond.otvosnospamgmialcon) on Sat Dec 4th, 2010 at 06:01:52 PM EST
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