Patent Number: 6,637,344

Title: Running gear for a rail vehicle

Abstract: The running gear (1) for a rail vehicle comprises at least two wheel sets (3) mounted in wheel set bearings (2). The wheel sets have axles (4), wheels (5) and a chassis frame (6). The chassis frame (6) is provided with two longitudinal sole bars (7) and with at least one cross-member (8) located therebetween and connected to the sole bars (7) via at least two articulations (9). The sole bars (7) and the cross-member (8) are movable relative to one another on a plane which is parallel to the rail plane (.epsilon.), and the wheel set bearings (2) are connected to the cross-member (8) or to one respective cross-member (8) of the rail vehicle.

Inventors: Martin; Teichmann (Graz, AT)

Assignee: Siemens SGP Verkehrstechnik GmbH

International Classification: B61F 5/32 (20060101); B61F 3/00 (20060101); B61F 3/02 (20060101); B61F 5/52 (20060101); B61F 5/00 (20060101); B61D 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2020