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Vehicle crash tests with passenger coaches

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Images from the crash tests with passenger coaches.
The test were performed in cooperation with Knorr-Bremse India Pvt. Ltd.
and RDSO in Lucknow, India, February 2005
(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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EST Crash Buffer R1
(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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The test vehicles were Indian Railways passenger coaches
(38t to 56.5t, impacting vehicle) and a ballasted freight wagon (130t, resting).
(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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Sequence of stills from a test
(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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Entirely undamaged test vehicle after testing
(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).

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(Photo: EST, added 06.03.2005).


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