Railway brake


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a brake used in stopping railway cars or locomotives.

See also: Railroad

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Simulation of Railway Brake Plants: An Application to SAADKMS Freight Wagons." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit 222 (4): 321-329.
The evaluation of the squeal prediction and the dynamic behavior of the railway brake system under working conditions are performed on the TGV disc brake, which is very similar to our model in terms of geometry, mass, and stiffness [17].
The Railway Carriage near Williton is a luxuriously equipped self-catering replica of a vintage Great Western Railway brake van that sleeps up to four and has a decking veranda with a hot tub offering close-ups of historic trains from the West Somerset Steam Railway going by.
Once restored, it will be united with the Taff Vale Railway Brake Third No.
Once restored it will be united with the Taff Vale Railway Brake Third No.
29 -- Escorts, a maker of critical railway components, has signed a licensing and technology pact with a US-based firm 'Honeywell' for technical assistance on railway brake systems.
A termal andlisis of a new railway brake concept using liquid cooling, Proceeding of the Institution of Mechanical Engeeners, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapad Transit, Vol.
While with SWDT Vic, who worked for railway brake system and regulator manufacturer, SAB (Svenska Aktiebolaget Bromsregulator) at Aycliffe, won the Eaton Trophy for the best log book of the year.
AGE OF STEAM The Taff Va e Railway brake van at the Cathays depot, Cardiff, in 1900.