On 10/08/17 06:57,prescottt@... [TramsDownUnder] wrote:
> Mick, if there's the technology nowadays to electronically mimic a
> continuous axle, why remain stuck in the old ways?
It doesn't work though. There is enough 'slip' in the 3 phase motors
that a virtual axle isn't fully effective.
Alstom have resorted to gearboxes and low level transaxles to link the
wheels on opposite sides together to improve the running characteristics.