Siemens Plans Modular Bogie Production

The article reviews an innovative approach to bogie design and production at their Graz bogie factory in Austria. Graz currently produces 31 different designs of bogie across heavy rail, light rail, and metro applications. All engineering work is undertaken in Graz, starting with systems engineering, running behavior, vehicle dynamics, and simulation The facility also investigates acoustics and generated service documentation and maintenance manual. Producing around 2500 bogies per year, Siemens claims the Graz plant to be the biggest single producer of passenger rail vehicle bogies in the world.

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  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 16-18
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  • Accession Number: 01004123
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 8 2005 5:50PM