SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 12/2020

Sweden 2: DAK in winter test

December 2020 | Editor

In Sweden, Green Cargo will test various Digital Automatic Couplers (DAK) under winter conditions. The equipped wagons will soon leave the maintenance depot in Eskilstuna and arrive in Luleå, where the tests will be carried out. The hope in Sweden is for cold weather with lots of snow and wind. Tests will also be carried out in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. As part of the FR8RAIL project, which is part of the freight programme of the European technology initiative Shift2Rail, twelve wagons will be equipped with three DAK types....

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