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Microelettrica Scientifica manufactured resistor grids on the roof of an X'Trapolis train

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Part of the rheostatic brake system, used to dissipate the energy from the traction motors running as generators.
Microelettrica Scientifica manufactured resistor grids on the roof of an X'Trapolis train

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Taken with a Canon EOS 7D
Date: 18 January 2014 07:15 AM
Exposure Time: 1/250 sec
Aperture Value: f/8
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