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In-Depth Focus: Bogies & Wheelsets

22 June 2020 | By

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…


Bogies & Wheelsets In-Depth Focus 2018

31 July 2018 | By

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…


Optimisation of gearbox assembly lines towards innovation

19 July 2018 | By

CAF MiiRA, the only wheelset supplier that designs and produces its own gearboxes, has developed and installed new state-of-the-art assembly lines including a new concept of working. The new facility has been designed for assembling the most technically demanding gearbox types for all railway sectors, including high-speed, locomotives, commuters, metros…


Bogies & Wheelsets In-Depth Focus 2017

28 July 2017 | By

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…


Wheelset Design & Development Supplement 2016

6 September 2016 | By

Key ERWA members discuss the future of wheelset design to improve rolling stock performance; Willie Miller from ScotRail highlights the importance of wheel lathes to ensure the maximum life of a wheelset; and ECUC project coordinator covers development of eddy-current brakes...