Goldenpass Express: The gauge changing bogie and the associated gauge changing system in Zweisimmen were successfully tested and presented to the public
PROSE was significantly involved in the development of the prototype for these bogies as well as the track side gauge changing facility. This bogie is a world novelty, as it not only adapts the gauge from standard gauge to metre gauge, but also adapts the height of the vehicle to the platform height (in this case a difference of 180mm).
The gauge changing system was designed in such a way that it does not impair the passage of standard gauge vehicles and metre gauge vehicles, but enables the gauge changing process to be carried out by the gauge changing bogies. This system was designed and calculated entirely by PROSE.
Photo credit: Robertus Laan
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PROSE at the XIX International Wheelset Congress
PROSE has participated at the XIX International Wheelset Congress, which took place between the 16-20th of June in Venice, Italy. The IWC, held every three years, is the leading technology interchange event for the world railway industry. The congress was attended by delegates worldwide and was an opportunity for us to share experience as well as knowledge on the various topics discussed.
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PROSE got invited to speak at the RailContact’19 in Graz
Josef Kometer, General Manager PROSE GmbH in Austria and Andrea Katharina Fuchs, Senior Consultant at PROSE AG in Switzerland were invited to speak at the annual “RailContact’19” in Graz.