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'Maximum Traction' bogies on tram 39

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The larger wheel took all the weight and was powered, the smaller wheel just steered the bogie. In reality 'maximum traction' was never achieved, with four-motor bogie trams providing much better performance.
'Maximum Traction' bogies on tram 39

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Date: 6 July 2013 15:03 PM
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