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1. (WO2017032519) WHEEL UNIT FOR A RAIL VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/032519    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/067386
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Jul 22 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B60B 7/00
B60B 7/02
B60B 17/00
Applicants: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Inventors: GRZONA, Andreas
RÜTER, Arnd
WEISS, Thomas
Title: WHEEL UNIT FOR A RAIL VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a wheel unit (10) for a rail vehicle, comprising a rail vehicle wheel (14) with a wheel flange (16), a wheel plate (18) adjoining the wheel rim (16) and a recess (26) formed by the wheel flange (16) and the wheel plate (18). In order to ensure an energy-saving operation of the rail vehicle, it is proposed that the wheel unit (10) has a wheel cap (36) which at least partially covers the recess (26).