Laaers L08A

2x2-axle wagon, Series Laaers – open car carier for transportation of automobiles and vans

Laaers L08A 3D
Laaers L08A 3D

Features

  • Laaers wagon type L08A is designed for the transportation of automobiles and vans on the standard lines of EU member states with a 1,435 mm track gauge.
  • The wagon is equipped with a staff safety railing on the upper and lower deck.
  • The running decks are treated with an anti-skid coating.
  • The upper loading platform can be fluently adjusted from 1,500 mm from rail head up to 3,350 mm for loading position.
  • Lifting of the upper loading platform is carried out with special spindle system consisting of:
    • overload clutch system assembled in the drive gear in case of overload of the upper deck when it is on the top or bottom position,
    • special blocking device against self-lowering of upper deck,
    • additional blocking devices protecting of the whole lifting system against self-lowering of upper deck during running of the wagon.
  • This wagon is designed according to TSI, EN, Group Standards for GE traffic operation.


Capabilities

  • The upper loading platform can be fluently adjusted from approx. 1,500 mm from rail head up to 3,350 mm for loading position.
  • Transport of the vehicles with weight up 2.8 t. 
  • Max. horizontal wheel force from the transported vehicle up. to 1.0 t. 
  • Loading possibilities depending of the dimensions of the vehicles.
  • Wagon can be used as a flat wagon thanks to lowering the upper deck to the height approx. 1,500 mm from rail.
  • The wagon is equipped with 56 wheel blockers. The operator shall easily operate the wheel blocker with his feet.


Table of load limits 
basing on the payload of wheelsets (18 t):


A

B

C

D

S

30 t

34 t

34 t

34 t

120 km/h

00.0 t

00.0 t

00.0 t

00.0 t

The descriptions provided herein are for general information purposes only.
 
 

 

 

Wagon length over buffers  31,000 mm 
Underframe length  14,560 mm 
Buffer / coupler axis height above ToR
(empty, new car) 
1,040 / 1,020 mm 
Wheelbase  10,000 mm 
Distance between end axles  25,200 mm 
Wheel diameter  760 mm 
Brake blocks  Jurid 816 M 
Brake type  KE-GP-A(K)-2x10" 
Parking brake  Operated from ground level 
Buffer type  Category A, stroke 105 mm 
Screw coupling on the end of the unit  850 kN 
Draw gear with draw hook on the end of the unit  1000 kN 
Draw gear in the middle of the unit  1200 kN 
Short crew coupling in the middle of the unit  1200 kN 
Automatic coupler adjustment (UIC 530-1)  No 
Weight of empty wagon  Approx. 34.0 t* 
Maximum load weight  34.0 t 
Maximum axle load  18.0 t 
Maximum load on the lower deck  17.0 t 
Maximum load on the upper deck  17.0 t (18.0 t in flat wagon position)
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