13 relations: Bulgarian State Railways, Driving wheel, French locomotive classification, Hanomag, Leading wheel, Reading Company, Steam locomotive, Swiss locomotive and railcar classification, Trailing wheel, Turkish locomotive classification, UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements, Wheel arrangement, Whyte notation.
The Bulgarian State Railways (Български държавни железници, Balgarski darzhavni zheleznitsi, abbreviated as БДЖ, BDZ or BDŽ) are Bulgaria's state railway company and the largest railway carrier in the country, established as an entity in 1885.
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On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons (or turbine, in the case of a steam turbine locomotive).
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Under the French classification system for locomotive wheel arrangements, the system is slightly different for steam and electric/diesel vehicles.
Hanomag (Hannoversche Maschinenbau AG) was a German producer of steam locomotives, tractors, trucks and military vehicles in Hanover.
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The leading wheel or leading axle or pilot wheel of a steam locomotive is an unpowered wheel or axle located in front of the driving wheels.
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The Reading Company (pronounced Redding; logotyped as Reading Lines), usually called the Reading Railroad operated in southeast Pennsylvania and neighboring states.
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A steam locomotive is a railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
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For more than a century, the Swiss locomotive, multiple unit, motor coach and railcar classification system, in either its original or updated forms, has been used to name and classify the rolling stock operated on the railways of Switzerland.
On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.
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In the Turkish classification system for railway locomotives, the number of powered axles are followed by the total number of axles.
The UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements describes the wheel arrangement of locomotives, multiple units and trams.
In rail transport, a wheel arrangement or wheel configuration is a system of classifying the way in which wheels are distributed under a locomotive.
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The Whyte notation for classifying steam locomotives by wheel arrangement was devised by Frederick Methvan Whyte and came into use in the early twentieth century, encouraged by an editorial in American Engineer and Railroad Journal (December 1900).
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