Vehicle gauge clearance calculation for trams and metros


Customers: Hamburger HOCHBAHN AG, Germany; VAG Nürnberg, Germany

Customer benefit

  • PROSE engineers are expert in rail/wheel contact, running dynamics and vehicle gauging.
  • Thanks to our gauging software, we cover a wide range of vehicle concepts, as well as track layouts.

Project tasks

  • Calculation of maximum dimensions for new vehicles for the existing infrastructure
  • Calculation of vehicle gauge envelope for a new track layout
  • Calculation of minimum and maximum gap between vehicle and new platform screen doors for a planned extension of network
  • Calculation of maximum allowed shape of the platforms for the new stations, given the specific track layout and the existing vehicles
Mechanical engineering

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