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Heiko Mannsbarth - Articles and news items

Bogies / Wheelsets supplement 2012 (free to view)

Issue 4 2012, Supplements / 30 July 2012 /

Testing the bogie (Igor Alonso-Portillo, Director for Strategy and Business Development, CETEST)
A status report on FLEXX Speed bogies for ZEFIRO 380 trains (Heiko Mannsbarth, Head of Product Management of the Business Unit Bogies and Steffen Vogt, Team Leader of the Vehicle Dynamics Department, Bombardier Transportation GmbH)

FLEXXSpeed Bogies for ZEFIRO 380 – the new very high-speed train for China

Issue 5 2010 / 17 September 2010 /

In the 1950s and 1960s, specific programmes were initiated to increase service speeds on rail. In Europe and Japan especially, these efforts lead to a considerable increase in the attractiveness for long-distance travellers to choose rail instead of air or road transportation through shortening journey times.

Bombardier – worldwide experience in high-speed

Issue 2 2009, Past issues / 26 March 2009 /

Jürgen Jakob covers the history of Bomardier in the field of high-speed rail, from the first railway vehicle to reach 210lm/h to the present day.