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Rolling Stock Terms

This page will be continuously updated… Accelerometer A device that can measure acceleration generated by the movement of an object along an axis. Adhesion (Coefficient of) During rolling contact, the … Continue reading

Suspension Systems for Rolling Stocks

The track irregularities and their interaction with wheel generate vibration of varying amplitude and frequency. These vibrations may cause damage to different parts of the vehicle if not contained and … Continue reading

Bogie

In mechanics terms, a bogie is a frame work which carrying wheels attached to coaches. The bogie, or truck as it is called in the US, comes in many shapes … Continue reading