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1. (WO2001038153) RAIL VEHICLE FOR PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION, ESPECIALLY FOR LOCAL TRAFFIC

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/038153    International Application No.:    PCT/DE2000/004079
Publication Date: Fri Jun 01 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Nov 18 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: B61D 17/10
B61G 11/16
Applicants: SIEMENS DUEWAG SCHIENENFAHRZEUGE GMBH
SCHINDLER, Christian
BÜRGER, Manfred
GEYER, Karl-Eberhard
ZIELINSKI, Ryszard
Inventors: SCHINDLER, Christian
BÜRGER, Manfred
GEYER, Karl-Eberhard
ZIELINSKI, Ryszard
Title: RAIL VEHICLE FOR PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION, ESPECIALLY FOR LOCAL TRAFFIC
Abstract:
A rail vehicle for passenger transportation, especially for local traffic, is provided with shock absorption units (1) at at least one of its ends. Said shock absorber units (1) are supported on a sandwich part (2) containing deformable metallic foam, in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle, said sandwich part forming a partial area of the floor (3) of the driver compartment (4), as a supporting structural element.