Railway Performance Society Magazine - Milepost

Horsepower Calculator

After recording details of a train journey it is possible to calculate the drawbar horsepower delivered by the locomotive over sections of the route. Traditionally this is done for the approaches to the major summits on the route travelled. It is possible to compare classes of locomotives or indeed locomotives within the same class using this tool.

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The new RPS Archives Search Engine with greatly enhanced search features to facilitate easier usage from its own dedicated website is now online. This has replaced the old Database Search facility from the RPS Website and can be found here


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