Instrumented wheelsets (IWS) are designed to measure the wheel-rail contact forces. The evaluation of such forces is a key point in the processes of approval of railway vehicles in terms of dynamic behaviour. CETEST, a fully-accredited independent test laboratory, has its own solution for the design and implementation of instrumented…
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As part of our Bogies & Wheelsets In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked a panel of experts: What do you expect to change from a technology perspective over the next five years to ensure the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets can be extended?
11 April 2014 | By Global Railway Review
In our latest free-to-view Bogies/Wheelsets supplement, read articles from Eddie Searancke from Bombardier about the FLEXX Eco Bogie; CETEST’s developments into testing instrumented wheelsets; and the latest progress into UNIFE’s EURXALES project…
As part of our Bogies & Wheelsets In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked our Expert Panel: To what extent do you think Industry 4.0 has impacted the maintenance, management and operation of bogies and wheelsets?
28 July 2017 | By Global Railway Review
As the railway sector moves forward with digitalisation, there is a greater need than ever to utilise innovative solutions to help improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets by monitoring their performance in real-time. The result will be more reliable, durable and eco-friendly bogies and wheelsets…
7 May 2014 | By Hitachi Rail Europe
Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd. announced that it has selected Manchester-based Lucchini UK to supply the wheelsets for the new Great Western Main Line and East Coast Main Line trains...
3 June 2019 | By Global Railway Review
There is now a greater need than ever to utilise innovative solutions to help improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets – vital rolling stock components. This In-Depth Focus investigates the latest techniques available to the industry.
22 June 2020 | By Global Railway Review
The research and development of solutions to improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets is a continual process. This In-Depth Focus explores the latest studies and progress in developing a carbon fibre bogie, improving suspension components and compact hydraulics, and how Indian Railways is finding solutions to improve LHB coach…
6 June 2022 | By Global Railway Review
In this In-Depth Focus, the authors cover the latest developments in the journal bearing workstream of the GEARBODIES research project, and how the next generations of bogies and wheelsets will be equipped with innovative devices to improve the lifecycles of these crucial rolling stock components.
31 July 2018 | By Global Railway Review
How can the railway sector utilise various monitoring techniques to ensure bogies and wheelsets are in top condition? How important is it to invest in wheelset research and what are the best methods to use for component inspection? What new ideas and concepts are there for the next generation of…
10 September 2019 | By Neil Dinmore
Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer Structures and Material at RSSB, explores how technologies from other industries could be transferred into the railway environment to help improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets.
10 September 2020 | By Neil Dinmore
Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer of Structures and Material at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), outlines how RSSB is continuing to support innovative solutions to improve the lifecycles of bogies and wheelsets, funded by the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT).
1 April 2013 | By Global Railway Review
In this Bogies & Wheelsets supplement: EURAXLES – paving the way to enhanced railway safety (Raimund Abele, Chairman of the EURAXLES Steering Committee / Léa Paties, Project Manager at UNIFE and EURAXLES Project Coordinator); Bombardier drives innovation with creation of new Bogie Technical Center (Harro Effertz, Head of Contracts, Legal…
7 April 2015 | By Global Railway Review
In our latest free-to-view Bogies / Wheelsets Supplement, we have articles from Bombardier to give an update on the latest developments at their Bogies Technical Centre, plus experts from Loughborough University (UK) explain mechatronic bogies and their benefits and risks...