Thursday, December 29, 2011

New items for bogie

This additional rod in the brake rigging of middle axle has been a new quality input.
This additional tie bar between brake rigging has helped in reducing problems due to vibrations at high speed .

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Failure of Axle Box Guide Post

The guide link it is a forged material.

Recently Bhilai Loco shed reported weld failure of Axle Box Guide Post in loco # 31285 ( WAG9). It was reported to be a VS ( Ved Sessonica - Kanpur) bogie and failure was reported on inner side of the post-weld frame.
But lateron our staff Sh A Senbakhsi reported that it was shop manufactured bogie.9 #257B)