Development of a powered bogie for a diesel-electric locomotive


Customer: Schalker Eisenhütte, Germany
Operator: Rhaetian Railways (RhB), Switzerland

Customer benefit

  • PROSE delivered a solution that is optimized for the high-power traction and for the heavy service weight.
  • PROSE was able to optimally meet RhB’s needs due to knowledge of the operating conditions, the topography and to our geographical proximity.

Project tasks

  • Bogie conceptual design and development
  • Structural analysis
  • Thermal calculations for braking energy
  • Simulation and analysis of running behavior
  • Detailed manufacturing
  • Design
  Fact sheet

Mechanical engineering   Project management   Testing and measurements   Homologation management

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