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1. (WO2017157610) ELECTRICALLY OPERATED RAIL VEHICLE WITH AIR-CONDITIONING AND/OR HEATING SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/157610    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/053621
Publication Date: Fri Sep 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 18 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B61D 27/00
Applicants: SIEMENS AG ÖSTERREICH
Inventors: STOJANOVIC, Vladimir
STRUCKL, Walter
Title: ELECTRICALLY OPERATED RAIL VEHICLE WITH AIR-CONDITIONING AND/OR HEATING SYSTEM
Abstract:
The invention relates to a rail vehicle (1), comprising: an air-conditioning and/or heating system (6) for air-conditioning or heating an inside space (2) of a vehicle, in particular a passenger and/or personnel space, wherein the air-conditioning and/or heating system (6) has a heat exchanger (7) for receiving heat energy; and at least one electrical converter (3), in particular a traction converter and/or auxiliary converter, having a heat discharge interface (4) for discharging waste heat by means of a heat transfer means. In order to reduce the energy consumption, in particular in the cold seasons, the heat discharge interface (4) of the converter (3) is connected to the heat exchanger (7) of the air-conditioning and/or heating system (6) via a heat transfer channel (5).