The article is concerned with the use of Koni dampers on British Railway vehicles. The construction, operation, adjustment and lines characteristic of these dampers are discussed. The use of special Koni dampers in air suspended vehicles is mentioned as well as the fitting of the units to the vehicles. Finally, results of testing these dampers as well as the operational life is discussed. At present, the units have completed at least 125,000 miles while some have exceeded 200,000 miles. As yet no failures have been reported and operational characteristics remain within acceptable limits.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1969-10-17

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 771-773
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00037439
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 24 1973 12:00AM