A NEW DESIGN APPROACH FOR RAILWAY VEHICLE SUSPENSION

Two new vehicle suspension designs which resolve the conflicting requirements for hunting stability and curving ability of railway vehicles in an uncompromising manner are described and analyzed. These designs are the diagonal wheelset suspension and the negative wheelset yaw suspension systems. Design details and test results are given, particularly for the diagonal suspension system which has been extensively tested.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

    17-21 rue de Louvrain
    1000 Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Authors:
    • SCHEFFEL, H
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 638-651
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072956
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1975 12:00AM