Patent Number: 6,167,815

Title: Rail vehicle with an impact absorbing device

Abstract: A railway vehicle has, located centrally on the end of a car body 1, a coupling device and at least one shock absorbing device 9, 10, which has a permanently deformable support element. To achieve an effective protection against under-running in an impact the, individual shock absorbing elements 9, 10 are parallel to one another underneath a horizontal plane that contains a coupling device 4.

Inventors: Werner; Friedrich (Wangen, DE), Huber; Max (Baumenheim, DE)

Assignee: ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation (Technology) GmbH

International Classification: B61F 19/04 (20060101); B61F 19/00 (20060101); B61D 017/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018