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B-B and Bo-Bo are the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and British classifications of wheel arrangement for railway locomotives with four axles in two individual bogies. [1]

37 relations: AAR wheel arrangement, Adhesion railway, Bo-Bo-Bo, Bogie, China Railways HXD2, Co-Co locomotives, Coupling rod, DB Class 120, DB Class V 200, Diesel locomotive, Diesel multiple unit, Drive shaft, Electric locomotive, Electric multiple unit, EMD AEM-7, EuroSprinter, Flexicoil suspension, Ian Allan Publishing, Iida Line, Indian locomotive class WAG-12, Japanese National Railways, JNR Class ED62, JNR Class ED76, JNR Class ED78, Locomotive, Locomotive wheelslip, Narrow-gauge railway, Pennsylvania Railroad class GG1, Power car, Prima (locomotive), Railcar, Rebel (train), SJ Rc, Traction motor, TRAXX, UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements, Wheel arrangement.

AAR wheel arrangement

The AAR wheel arrangement system is a method of classifying locomotive (or unit) wheel arrangements that was developed by the Association of American Railroads.

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Adhesion railway

An adhesion railway relies on adhesion traction to move the train.

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Bo-Bo-Bo

E656 locomotive, Rome, June 2, 2006. A Bo-Bo-Bo or Bo′Bo′Bo′ (UIC classification) is a locomotive with three independent two-axle bogies with all axles powered by separate traction motors.

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Bogie

A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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China Railways HXD2

The HXD2 locomotives are a series of related locomotive classes built by CNR Datong Electric Locomotive and Alstom.

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Co-Co locomotives

Co-Co is the wheel arrangement for a diesel locomotive with two six-wheeled bogies with all axles powered, with a separate motor per axle.

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Coupling rod

A coupling rod or side rod connects the driving wheels of a locomotive.

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DB Class 120

The DB Baureihe 120 is a class of electric locomotives operated by DB Fernverkehr in Germany.

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DB Class V 200

DB Class V 200.0 (from 1968: Class 220) was the first series production diesel-hydraulic express locomotive of the German Deutsche Bundesbahn and - as Am 4/4 - of the SBB-CFF-FFS in Switzerland.

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Diesel locomotive

A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.

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Diesel multiple unit

A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

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Electric multiple unit

An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.

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EMD AEM-7

The AEM-7 is a twin-cab four-axle B-B electric locomotive built by Electro-Motive Division (EMD) and ASEA between 1978 and 1988.

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EuroSprinter

The EuroSprinter family of electric locomotives is a modular concept of locomotives for the European market built by Siemens.

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Flexicoil suspension

Flexicoil suspension is a wear-resistant and maintenance-free suspension system, used in railway vehicles.

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Ian Allan Publishing

Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialised in transport books.

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Iida Line

The is a Japanese railway line connecting Toyohashi Station in Toyohashi, Aichi with Tatsuno Station in Tatsuno, Nagano, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

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Indian locomotive class WAG-12

The WAG-12 (Wide/broad Gauge AC Electric Goods/freight, Class 12) is a three phase twin-section electric freight locomotive consisting of two identical sections, each of which rests on two two-axled bogies.

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Japanese National Railways

, abbreviated or "JNR", was the business entity that operated Japan's national railway network from 1949 to 1987.

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JNR Class ED62

The is a Bo-1-Bo wheel arrangement DC electric locomotive type formerly operated in Japan from 1974 until 2002 by Japanese National Railways (JNR) and later by JR Freight.

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JNR Class ED76

The is a Bo-2-Bo wheel arrangement AC electric locomotive type operated on passenger and freight services in Japan since 1965, originally by Japanese National Railways (JNR), and later by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido), Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) and Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight).

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JNR Class ED78

The is a Bo-2-Bo wheel arrangement AC electric locomotive type operated in Japan from 1968 until the 1990s.

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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Locomotive wheelslip

Locomotive wheelslip is an event that affects railway motive power usually when starting from stationary, but can also affect an engine in motion.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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Pennsylvania Railroad class GG1

The PRR GG1 was a class of electric locomotives built for the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), in the northeastern United States.

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Power car

In rail transport, the expression power car may refer to either of two distinct types of rail vehicle.

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Prima (locomotive)

Prima is a family of railway diesel and electric locomotives built by Alstom.

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Railcar

A railcar, in British English and Australian English, is a self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers.

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Rebel (train)

The Gulf, Mobile and Northern Railroad Rebels were lightweight, streamlined diesel-electric trains built by American Car and Foundry.

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SJ Rc

The SJ Class Rc is the most used electric locomotive in Sweden.

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Traction motor

A traction motor is an electric motor used for propulsion of a vehicle, such as an electric locomotive or electric roadway vehicle.

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TRAXX

Bombardier TRAXX is a modular product platform of electric and Diesel-electric mainline locomotives built by Bombardier Transportation, built in both freight and passenger variants.

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UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements

The UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements, sometimes known as German classificationThe Railway Data File.

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Wheel arrangement

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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bo-Bo

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