- 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.
- 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):
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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|
|Distance between end axles||25,200 mm|
|Wheel diameter||760 mm|
|Brake blocks||Jurid 816 M|
|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)|