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Applications

Australian iron ore freight cars

Operated by Pilbara Rail, manufactured by Bradken, axleload 35 tonnes, max. speed 80 km/h

Equipped with SKF compact tapered roller bearing units (CTBUs)

Chinese freight cars

Operated by Chinese railways, axleload 21 tonnes, upgraded design axleload 25 tonnes, max. speed 120 km/h

Equipped with SKF compact tapered roller bearing units (CTBUs)

European freight cars equipped with Y25 bogies

This standard design is widely used in Europe by the main freight operators, axleload 22,5 up to 25 tonnes, max. speed up to 120 km/h

SKF axleboxes equipped with cylindrical roller bearings

European freight cars equipped with UIC axleboxes

This standard design is used in 2-axle freight cars in Europe. Also 3- and 4-axle freight cars are equipped with similar axleboxes, axleload 22,5 up to 25 tonnes, max. speed up to 120 km/h

SKF axleboxes equipped with cylindrical roller bearings

Swedish Malmbanan iron ore freight cars, trains 1-8

Photo: Kockums Industrier
Operated by Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag (LKAB), manufactured by Kockums Industrier, bogie type: AMSTED Motion Control, axleload 31 tonnes, max. speed 60 km/h loaded and 70 km/h unloaded

Equipped with SKF tapered roller bearing units (TBUs)

Russian freight cars

Operated by Russian Railways RZD, manufactured by UralVagonZavod (UVZ), vehicle type 12-132-03 Gondola freight cars, bogie type 18-578, axleload 23,5 tonnes, max. speed 120 km/h, gauge 1 520 mm

Equipped with SKF compact tapered roller bearing units (CTBUs)

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