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English translation: carriage body

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German term or phrase:Wagenkasten
English translation:carriage body
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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00:58 May 25, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Wagenkaesten
... wobei die Wagenkaesten immer mehr von Firam ABC selbst entwickelt wurde.

Carriage bodywork? framework?
Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:45
carriage body
Explanation:
The Devlepment of the Railway Carriage
... carried in trucks at each end which pivoted freely, relative to the carriage body. Bogie carriages were developed in the United States; the first mainline ... www.discover-railtrack.co.uk/develop.htm

HTH
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 11:45
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Summary of answers provided
nabodyshell
Vesna Zivcic
nacarriage body
Alexander Schleber
nacar bodyCarole Reade-Kentros


  

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16 mins
car body


Explanation:
Wagenkästen = car body

please see URL :
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Martin_Adler/MaerkD...


    German-English Dictionary of Railway Terms
Carole Reade-Kentros
Local time: 12:45
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19 mins
carriage body


Explanation:
The Devlepment of the Railway Carriage
... carried in trucks at each end which pivoted freely, relative to the carriage body. Bogie carriages were developed in the United States; the first mainline ... www.discover-railtrack.co.uk/develop.htm

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 11:45
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1 day 5 hrs
bodyshell


Explanation:
An analysis of the manufacturing effort required for the bodyshell of previously built low-floor vehicles, including the paint systems, revealed that a bodyshell concept could only be developed with much less expenditure if the hitherto largely ignored 'cold' jointing techniques (e.g. bonding, bolting, riveting) were adopted and completely new approaches were taken regarding vehicle assembly.


    Reference: http://www.google.com
Vesna Zivcic
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Native speaker of: Croatian
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