How to use Bogie in a sentence
In still rarer cases both a leading and a trailing bogie have been fitted.
Aspinall on the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway to ascertain the resistance of trains of bogie passenger carriages of different lengths at varying speeds, and the results are recorded in a paper, " Train Resistance," Proc. Inst.
Thus 4-4-2 represents a bogie engine with four-coupled wheels and one pair of trailing wheels, the wellknown Atlantic type; 4-2-2 represents a bogie engine with a single pair of driving-wheels and a pair of trailing wheels; 0-4-4 represents an engine with four-coupled wheels and a trailing bogie, and 4-4-o an engine with four-coupled wheels and a leading bogie.
It has many advantages for heavy high-speed service, namely, large and well-proportioned boiler, practically unlimited grate area, fire-box of favourable proportions for firing, fairly low centre of gravity, short coupling-rods, and, finally, a combination of the safe and smooth riding qualities of the fourcoupled bogie type, with great steaming capacity and moderate axle loads.
Occasionally a somewhat similar type is designed with the bogie under the fire-box and a single leading axle forward under the smoke-box - an arrangement in favour for suburban tank engines.Advertisement
Occasionally the American eight-coupled type has a bogie instead of a single leading axle (4-8-0), and is then termed a " Twelve-wheeler," or " Mastodon."
It soon led to an increase in the length of the vehicles; thus in 1885 the Midland railway had four-wheeled bogie third-class carriages, with bodies 43 ft.
When melted the products separate on the bed (which is made of closely packed sand or other infusible substances), according to their density; the lighter earthy matters forming an upper layer of slag are drawn out by the slag hole K at the flue end into an iron wagon or bogie, while the metal subsides to the bottom of the bed, and at the termination of the operation is run out by the tap hole L into moulds or granulated into water.
Remedy defect in hanger on left side of trailing bogie.
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The eighth and ninth vehicles derailed rear bogie only and the following vehicles derailed all wheels.
Some had bogie tenders with the leading bogie also driven through further chains.
A new spring was fitted to the front bogie to replace a cracked spring.
These units had BR Mk 3 bogies, the motor bogie with 8 '9 " wheelbase, trailer bogie with 8 '6 " wheelbase.
The existing motor bogie was retained to provide 500hp of traction to the unit.Advertisement
The brake blocks have been refitted to the power bogie which we overhauled four or five years ago now.
A two car motor bogie DMU can ' just ' hack it (which was my benchmark when I designed and tested it ).
The real thing has one P3 type power bogie and one T3 type trailer bogie under each car.
The leading bogie of the third car was also derailed.
Both locomotives were still busy marshaling some enormous bogie hopper wagons that were being filled via tips from the narrow gage line above.Advertisement
Carriage bogie overhauls continued, along with the fitting of new wheels to replace those with casting defects.
In the paint shop, bogie saloon carriage No. 21 has had its south side cantrail removed; replacement is required.
Bogie finds, several murders later, that he has fallen in love with her elder sister.
Lastly, some of the Urie bogie tenders and all of the straight-sided bogie ones had vacuum storage cylinders behind the coal space.
Also, the rear bogie truck of the left hand main undercarriage was replaced.Advertisement
The front bogie and rear truck have vertical play, and the rear driver also has vertical springing.
Both load and speed have increased so much in connexion with passenger trains that it is necessary to divide the weight required for adhesion between three-coupled axles, and the type of engine gradually coming into use in England for heavy express traffic is a six-coupled engine with a leading bogie, with wheels which would have been considered small a few years ago for the speed at which the engine runs.
For instance, fourwheeled bogie third-class corridor carriages employed on the Midland railway at the beginning of the 10th century weighed nearly 25 tons, and had bodies measuring 50 ft.; yet they held only 36 passengers, because not only had the number of compartments been reduced to six, as compared with seven in the somewhat shorter carriage of 1885, by the introduction of a lavatory at each end, but each compartment held only 6 persons, instead of 10, owing to the narrowing of its width by the corridor.
There was a special bogie to couple onto the loco forming rakes of wagons hurtling across the countryside.
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