This article discusses the characteristics of a one piece truck with welded rigid frames, designed for freight service. The truck is equipped with a two-stage primary suspension, load sensitive friction dampers, a hemispherical center pivot, and resilient sidebearers. The main frame is fabricated from mild steel plate, which is of welded construction. These trucks are approved for operation at 60 mph and 100-ton cars.

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    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1971-8

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  • Accession Number: 00037802
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 15 1972 12:00AM