FORTY YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT IN VEHICLE DESIGN ON NETHERLANDS RAILWAYS

The multiple-unit electric train has become the accepted technology of the Netherlands Railways. The use of rubber for wear-free pivots and sliding contacts, adoption of synthetics and development of electronics and static switching characterize car design, refinements of trucks and suspension systems are described. The evolution of traction and braking systems is also covered.

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    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Zeevenhooven, C E
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 179-184
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127870
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1975 12:00AM