WELDED STEEL CONSTRUCTION OF AUTO TRAINS

GESCHWEISSTE STAHLKONSTRUKTIONEN FUER KRAFTFAHRZEUGTRANSPORTWAGEN

For transportation of motor vehicles (passenger cars, buses, trucks) through two Alpine tunnels, special trains are used. They consist of loading and unloading cars and the carrier cars. The design and welded construction of these cars are described. The highly stressed parts are made almost exclusively of high strength steel. More than half a million vehicles annually are carried on these auto trains.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Deutscher Verlag fuer Schweisstechnik GmbH

    Schadowstrasse 42
    4 Dusseldorf,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Hiltebrand, H G
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 378-380
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174387
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 18 1978 12:00AM