Barber Bogie Successfully Passed Supervised Operation
The supervised operation of the Barber bogies was successful, the RZD-Partner quotes UniWagon Deputy General Director Dmitry Losev. He made this statement at the International Conference “21st Century Rolling Stock: Ideas, Requirements, Projects”.
The total wear of the vertical and inclining surfaces of the Barber bogie pins was below 6 mm at the car run of 800,000 km, while friction plate wear reached only 2 mm. The wear of the wheel set rim was better than the allowable 25 mm.