EVOLUTION OF THE RAIL-WHEEL SYSTEM. DIESEL TRACTION'S CONTRIBUTION

FORTENTWICKLUNG DES RAD- SCHIENE- SYSTEMS. BEITRAG DER DIESELTRAKTION

The history of traction by heat engine at the DB and mention of some of the technical innovations of diesel engines in the railway rolling stock sphere : the V.T 627/628 flexible bogie, internal combustion engines. Diesel traction is now being replaced by electric traction, but it still has a role to play. The author mentions some of the adaptations made to diesel engines for their new roles and discusses the technical improvements which diesel specialists will have to make.

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    Dr Arthur Tetzlaff Verlag

    Niddastrasse 64
    Frankfurt am Main,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Zuhn, W
  • Publication Date: 1975

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 235-239
  • Serial:
    • Eisenbahningenieur
    • Volume: 26
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: Tetzlaff Verlag GmbH
    • ISSN: 0013-2810

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129176
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM