@The high performance tilting system developed by Nippon Sharyo utilizing stroke difference of the air spring enables to realize safe and stable running service in the curvilinear sections with high speed. It provides an excellent ride comfort all the passengers including standees.
Outline of the Tilting System
@This system is featured as an air suspension tilting system which is utilizing special Leveling Valve and Booster for rolling stocks.
Role of each equipment
`@Leveling Valve with Height Changer (HCLV)
a@Tilting Control Unit
@Pattern diagram of tilt motion timing on a transition curve and normal curve is shown in Fig.3
Back up features
The tilting system is equipped with back up functions as follows.
|Device||Malfunction mode||Back up method|
|Tilting control unit||Tilting command CPU down||Command from next car|
|Running position detector||Position detector down||Tail end car detector will make commands according to speed sensor and gyroscope|
|Information transmission system||Positioning information down||Switch to exclusive back up line|
|HCLV(Leveling Valve with Height Changer)||command receipt failure||HCLV act as normal LV and tilting command is sent to dedicated back up LV which has predetermined tilt angle|
EMU with tilting system for TRA (Taiwan Railways Administration)
@The EMU for TRA (Taiwan Railways Administration) is equipped with high performance tilting system developed by Nippon Sharyo. This EMU is operated as a limited express train which is able to serve safe and stable running over the curves with high speed. The maximum operating speed is 140 km/h.