Alstom Explains Light Low-Floor Metro Bogie

Alstom Explains Light Low-Floor Metro Bogie
June 20, 2009 6:58 am

Alstom Transport has launched its new tram and light low-floor metro bogie at the 58th UITP World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Exhibition in Vienna, Austria.

The new bogie Ixege is designed to improve the ride quality on poor-quality track and is claimed to be the first bogie to combine the ability to rotate with a low floor.

The installation of a permanent magnet outside the bogie enables the construction of the low-floor bogie.

The first application of Ixege will be on 36 trams being built for Istanbul and 31 Citadis Dualis tram-trains for SNCF. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

No comments yet, be the first filling the form below.