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LOCOMOTIVES; MOTOR RAILCARS (vehicles in general B60; frames or bogies B61F; special railroad equipment for locomotives B61J, B61K) [2013‑01]
NOTE

  • This subclass covers :
    • general design features or items of locomotives and motor railcars not otherwise provided for;
    • non-electric features of electric locomotives
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Guidance heading:
Locomotives or motor railcars in general or characterised by the types of motive power plant used [2013‑01]
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Steam locomotives or railcars (engines F01; characterised by power transmissions B61C 9/00 ; boilers F22B) [2013‑01]
B61C 1/02
.
of articulated construction; with two or more engines (appliances of booster engines B61C 15/02) [2013‑01]
B61C 1/04
.
with steam accumulators (steam accumulators F01K) [2013‑01]
B61C 1/06
.
Streamlining (of coachwork B61D) [2013‑01]
B61C 1/08
.
Arrangement or disposition of combustion apparatus or accessories therefor [2013‑01]
B61C 1/10
.
Arrangement or disposition of steam generators [2013‑01]
B61C 1/12
.
Arrangement or disposition of condensers [2013‑01]
B61C 1/14
.
Arrangement or disposition of exhaust apparatus [2013‑01]
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Electric locomotives or railcars (characterised by power transmission B61C 9/00 ; electrical features B60L ; H02) [2013‑01]
B61C 3/02
.
with electric accumulators [2013‑01]
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Locomotives or motor railcars with IC engines or gas turbines (characterised by power transmission B61C 9/00 ; engines F02) [2013‑01]
B61C 5/02
.
Arrangement or disposition of intakes and apparatus for supplying, circulating, and filtering air for combustion and engine-cooling purposes [2013‑01]
B61C 5/04
.
Arrangement or disposition of exhaust apparatus [2013‑01]
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Other locomotives or motor railcars [2013‑01]
B61C 7/02
.
Locomotives or motor railcars with pneumatic accumulators [2013‑01]
B61C 7/04
.
Locomotives or motor railcars with two or more different kinds or types of engine, e.g. steam and IC engines [2013‑01]
B61C 8/00
Filling stations for steam- or pneumatic-accumulator locomotives or motor railcars [2013‑01]
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Locomotives or motor railcars characterised by the type of transmission system used; Transmission systems specially adapted for locomotives or motor railcars (machine elements F16) [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/02
.
Transmission systems in or for locomotives or motor railcars with reciprocating piston steam engines [2013‑01]
B61C 9/04
. .
consisting of cranked axles and coupling rods [2013‑01]
B61C 9/06
. .
having toothed, chain, friction, or belt gearing [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/08
.
Transmission systems in or for locomotives or motor railcars with IC reciprocating piston engines [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/10
. .
mechanical (combined with hydraulic gearing B61C 9/14) [2013‑01]
B61C 9/12
. . .
with change-speed gearing [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/14
. .
hydraulic, including combinations with mechanical gearing [2013‑01]
B61C 9/16
. . .
using gearing of the hydrostatic type [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/18
. . .
using gearing of the hydrokinetic type [2013‑01]
B61C 9/20
. . . .
with mechanical change-speed gearing [2013‑01]
B61C 9/22
. .
pneumatic [2013‑01]
B61C 9/24
. .
electric (B61C 9/38 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B61C 9/26
. .
with transmission shafts at an angle to the driving axles [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/28
.
Transmission systems in or for locomotives or motor railcars with rotary prime movers, e.g. turbines [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/30
. .
mechanical (combined with hydraulic gearing B61C 9/34) [2013‑01]
B61C 9/32
. . .
with change-speed gearing [2013‑01]
B61C 9/34
. .
hydraulic, including combinations with mechanical gearing [2013‑01]
B61C 9/36
. .
electric (B61C 9/38 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/38
.
Transmission systems in or for locomotives or motor railcars with electric motor propulsion (electrical features B60L) [2013‑01]
B61C 9/40
. .
with cranked axles and coupling rods [2013‑01]
B61C 9/42
. .
hydraulic [2013‑01]
B61C 9/44
. .
with hollow transmission shaft concentric with wheel axis [2013‑01]
B61C 9/46
. .
with motors forming parts of wheels [2013‑01]
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B61C 9/48
. .
with motors supported on vehicle frames and driving axles, e.g. axle or nose suspension [2013‑01]
B61C 9/50
. . .
in bogies [2013‑01]
B61C 9/52
. .
with transmission shafts at an angle to the driving axles [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Locomotives or motor railcars characterised by the type of means applying the tractive effort, or by their application to special railway systems or purposes [2013‑01]
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Locomotives or motor railcars characterised by the type of means applying the tractive effort; Arrangement or disposition of running gear other than normal driving wheel (constructions wheels B60B) [2013‑01]
B61C 11/005
.
{
tractive effort applied by a transported road vehicle (railway wagons or vans adapted for carrying vehicles in general B61D 3/18 ; vehicles for use both on rail and road, e.g. with rail and road wheels on the same axle B60F)
}
[2013‑01]
B61C 11/02
.
tractive effort applied to cables or chains [2013‑01]
B61C 11/04
.
tractive effort applied to racks [2013‑01]
B61C 11/06
.
tractive effort applied or supplied by aerodynamic force or fluid reaction, e.g. air-screws and jet or rocket propulsion [2013‑01]
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Locomotives or motor railcars characterised by their application to special systems or purposes (B61C 11/00 takes precedence; self-propelled scaffold cars, break-down cranes, inspection trolleys B61D 15/00 ; general design of track recording vehicles B61K 9/00) [2013‑01]
B61C 13/02
.
for towing or transporting ships or for like special purposes [2013‑01]
B61C 13/04
.
for elevated railways with rigid rails (B61C 13/08 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B61C 13/06
.
for railways with suspended flexible tracks, i.e. rope railways [2013‑01]
B61C 13/08
.
for saddle or like balanced type railways [2013‑01]
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Details or accessories not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
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Maintaining or augmenting the starting or braking power by auxiliary devices and measures; Preventing wheel slippage; Controlling distribution of tractive effort between driving wheels (propelling locomotives or motor railcars by special means B61C 11/00 ; driving wheels with non-slipping devices B60B ; brakes B61H ; wetting or lubricating rails B61K) [2013‑01]
B61C 15/02
.
by auxiliary driving wheels; by temporary coupling or use of fly wheels or booster engines [2013‑01]
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B61C 15/04
.
by controlling wheel pressure, e.g. by movable weights or heavy parts or by magnetic devices (magnetic brakes B61H) [2013‑01]
B61C 15/045
. .
{
Specially adapted for tunnel systems vehicles e.g. with pressure increasing arrangements
}
[2013‑01]
B61C 15/06
. .
by displacing fuel, ballast, or the like [2013‑01]
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B61C 15/08
.
Preventing wheel slippage (adjusting wheel-braking force to prevent wheel slippage B60T 8/00 ;
{
removing undesirable matter from the permanent way of railways E01H 8/00
}
)
[2013‑01]
B61C 15/085
. .
{
by dispersion of a fluid, e.g. containing chemicals
}
[2013‑01]
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B61C 15/10
. .
by depositing sand or like friction increasing materials (for vehicles in general B60B ; combined control of sanding apparatus and brakes B61H) [2013‑01]
B61C 15/102
. . .
{
with sanding equipment of mechanical or fluid type, e.g. by means of steam
}
[2013‑01]
B61C 15/105
. . .
{
with gravity activated sanding equipment
}
[2013‑01]
B61C 15/107
. . .
{
with electrically or electromagnetically controlled sanding equipment
}
[2013‑01]
B61C 15/12
. .
by reducing the driving power [2013‑01]
B61C 15/14
.
controlling distribution of tractive effort between driving wheels [2013‑01]
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Arrangement or disposition of parts; Details or accessories not otherwise provided for; Use of control gear and control systems [2013‑01]
B61C 17/02
.
Bunkers; Tanks; Tenders (coachwork B61D); Water or fuel pick-up or scoop apparatus; Water or fuel supply fittings (track-side installations, e.g. bunkers, tanks, for filling locomotives with sand or water B61K 11/00) [2013‑01]
B61C 17/04
.
Arrangement or disposition of driving cabins, footplates or engine rooms; Ventilation thereof (driving cabins and accessories B61D) [2013‑01]
B61C 17/06
.
Power storing devices [2013‑01]
B61C 17/08
.
Lubrication systems (in general F16N) [2013‑01]
B61C 17/10
.
Connecting-rods for driving wheels; Arrangements of their bearings (connection-rods or bearings, in general F16C 7/00 , B61C 9/04) [2013‑01]
B61C 17/12
.
Control gear; Arrangements for controlling locomotives from remote points in the train or when operating in multiple units (control from points outside the train B61L 3/00 ; fluid-actuated telemotors, servomotors F15B ; control devices in general G05) [2013‑01]
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013