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   Light coach interior equipment  evaluated  
Interior components such as seats, wall panelling and windows offer considerable potential for weight reduction. Possible measures include both the procurement of new stock and the refurbishment of old cars.
Technology field: Mass reduction
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no data available Application outside railway sector (this technology is railway specific)
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References / Links:  Schlosser et al. 1996;  Schuon 1998;  Euro Transport Consult 1997;  Brunner et al. 2000
Related projects:  The purchase of the new Copenhagen S-trains;  Savings on Coaches, Type Bpm
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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