A low-weight standard traction platform to solve different transportation problems …
ISTU- Integrated Standard Transportation Unit
New concept of railway technology prepared within the EU 6th Frame Program FP6-PLT-506243 as alternative to a conventional locomotive pulled freight transport rail system for harbour terminal application and container transport.
Container terminals with/without inland rail to rail or rail to road distribution centre, industrial areas or automatic freight distribution with exchangeable containers for:
• 1 container class A, B or C of a gross weight of 34 t or
• 1 exchangeable container class C, of a gross weight of 16 t or
• 2 exchangeable container class C, of a gross weight of 16 t
applicable for standard load/unload systems, simple product service, UIC-specified with regard to the security requirements for closed transport applications
Cost minimised 2-axle-Container-platform-wagon, self-driven, remote- or auto-piloted single wagon operation, standard gauge of 1435mm, low floor design (760mm /22,5T Axle load), max. speed up to 50km/H, full load operation in harbour environment up to 12km/H, integrated automatic brake system and park brake.
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