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Turbo transmissions

    For more than 85 years, Voith Turbo Transmissions have been and still are reliably covering long distances worldwide. A great success – especially for our customers. Be part of the success story and benefit from Voith's proven technology.

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      Product portfolio

        We are continuously developing our turbo transmissions to ensure the highest quality and ideal fit to your needs. Our broad product portfolio therefore guarantees that you will find the optimum solution for your application.

        Turbo transmissions for shunting locomotives

        L 3r4 zseU2

        • suitable for 3- and 4-axle shunting diesel locomotives with operating speeds up to 40 km/h
        • design speed with a range-change gear up to 80 km/h recommended
        • allows to maintain speeds at high accuracy
        • controls constant speeds of 3 to 15 km/h
        • hydrodynamic turbo reversing allows also change of driving direction and wearfree braking

        L 4r4 zseU2

        • suitable for 4-axle shunting diesel locomotives with operating speeds up to 50 km/h
        • design speed with a range-change gear up to 100 km/h recommended
        • allows to maintain speeds at high accuracy
        • controls constant speeds of 3 to 15 km/h
        • hydrodynamic turbo reversing allows also change of driving direction and wearfree braking

        L 5r4 zseU2

        • suitable for 4-axle multi-purpose diesel locomotives with shunting operation speeds up to 60 km/h
        • design speed with a range-change gear for mainline operation up to 120 km/h recommended
        • allows to maintain speeds at high accuracy
        • controls constant speeds of 3 to 15 km/h
        • hydrodynamic turbo reversing allows also change of driving direction and wearfree braking

        Turbo transmission for mainline and multi purpose locomotives

        L 530 breU2

        • 1 700 kW maximum transmission input power
        • can be adapted easily to different engine constellations or special service conditions
        • for multi-purpose services
        • 3-converter characteristic ensures high tractive effort and optimal efficiency
        • integrated retarder

        L 620 reU2

        • 2 700 kW maximum transmission input power
        • dispose of a high performing hydrodynamic brake (optional)
        • most powerful transmission for 4-axle locomotives
        • high power density

        LS 640 reU2

        • 4 200 kW maximum transmission input power
        • for 6-axle locomotives in mainline service
        • can be equipped with two independently operated hydrodynamic brakes
        • fully decoupled outputs ensure optimal performance characteristics when starting and when running
        • highest power density

        Turbo transmissions for diesel multiple units

        T 211 re.4

        • over 11 500 pieces delivered
        • 80 - 120 km/h
        • 350 kW / 2200 Nm rating
        • the world's best-selling turbo transmission
        • heavy rail aptitude
        • flange-mounted at the engine
        • optional flangeable retarder and power take-off
        • vibration damper included

        T 212 bre

        • over 1000 pieces delivered
        • 140 - 180 km/h
        • 450 kW / 2700 Nm rating
        • ideal for both railcars ans special purpose vehicles
        • preferably for drives in underfloor arrangements
        • flange-mounted at the engine
        • integrated retarder
        • optional power take-off
        • vibration damper included

        T 312 bre

        • over 1500 pieces delivered
        • 160 – 200 km/h
        • 650 kW / 3700 Nm rating
        • most performant transmission for high-speed railcars
        • separate suspension, driven by cardan shaft
        • integrated retarder

        DIWARail

        • over 4500 pieces delivered
        • 100 – 140 km/h
        • 320 kW / 2000 Nm rating
        • highly efficient railcar transmission
        • differential-converter and planetary gears
        • flange-mounted at the engine
        • integrated retarder
        • vibration damper included

        Turbo transmissions for special purpose vehicles

        S 111

        • 80 - 120 km/h
        • 250 kW / 1800 Nm rating
        • combines compact design with low operating costs
        • ideal for even the smallest installation spaces
        • flange-mounted at the engine

        L 220 reV2

        • 350 kW maximum transmission input power
        • allows the direct installation of high-performance hydrostatic pumps
        • convincing performance even in the shunting mode
        • optional flangeable retarder
        • several power take-offs

        L 311 reV2

        • 650 kW maximum transmission input power
        • one transmission for hydrodynamic drive or seven hydrostatic auxiliary systems
        • specially developed for track laying vehicles
        • able to convert the entire engine torque into hydrostatic drives
        • optional flangeable retarder
        • several power take-offs
        80
        80% air humidity and more: Our turbo transmissions run reliably in the push-pull tilting trains that travel through the subtropics of Australia.
        40000
        Voith has delivered more than 40,000 turbo transmissions for worldwide rail traffic.
        5000
        - 40 °C at over 5000 m above sea level: Voith Turbo Transmissions demonstrate their insensitivity to cold in rail maintenance vehicles during the upkeep of the Chinese high-speed line to Tibet.
        45
        + 45 °C in the shade: Voith Turbo Transmissions withstand the highest temperatures in passenger railcars in North African Algeria.

        Control system

          Voith Turbo Drive Control

          The electronic Voith Turbo Drive Control system governs all functions of the turbo transmission and thus contributes to optimum operation. As an integrated drive control system, it can also control the cooling system and diesel engine as well as ideally coordinate them with each other.

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          References

            A good signal for regional transport – almost 50 Bom Sinal rail buses are equipped with the reliable DIWARail. The diesel-mechanic turbo transmission was equipped for the first time with a reversing transmission for this purpose.
            China's high-speed rail network is the longest in the world and runs through a wide variety of climate zones. For this reason, the vehicles used to maintain the tracks and overhead lines are equipped with only the most reliable technology – for instance, Voith‘s climatically insensitive and robust T 211 re.4 turbo transmissions.
            ZOS Vrutky relies on dependable Voith Turbo Transmissions. The Slovakian vehicle manufacturer has equipped more than 50 railcars with hydrodynamic RailPacks in which T 211 re.4 + KB190 and T 212 bre turbo transmissions are integrated.
            T 211 re.4 + KB190 turbo transmissions from Voith support the SBB when the going gets tough. These are installed in the tunnel firefighting and rescue vehicles built by Windhoff for the Swiss Federal Railways.
            Free ride for the track with Aebi Schmidt's snow blowers: With cold-insensitive T 312 turbo transmissions on board, the vehicles are used for snow clearance in Norway and Austria.
            The ultra-modern ultrasonic measuring trains, which Matisa designed for the French state railway SNCF, stand for the highest measuring accuracy. Voith supplied T 312 bre turbo transmissions that exactly match the requirements of these special purpose vehicles.
            More than 100 T 312 bre turbo transmissions are used in multiple units of the Turkish State Railways built by a joint venture consisting of Hyundai Rotem and Tüvasas.
            As part of the modernization of 110 two-axle class Y9000 locomotives of the SNCF, Voith delivered L 220 reV2 locomotive transmissions.
            Voith has developed a special turbo transmission for Plasser & Theurer’s novel track bed compressor. The tailor-made L 311 reV2 + KB260 is equipped with 8 auxiliary drives, via which the entire engine power can be used to drive auxiliary machines
            130 diesel-hydraulic multi purpose locomotives of Deutsche Bahn are equipped with L4r4 zseU2 turbo reversing transmissions, for which Voith ensures long-term service.
            For its G 1700 and G 2000 multi-purpose and mainline locomotives sold to various European operators, Vossloh relies on proven Voith technology with the L 620 reU2 turbo transmission. This high-performance locomotive transmission is thus operating all over Europe.

            Power transmission oils

              Our power transmission oils are specifically designed for Voith products and ideally suited to its range of application. Consequently, Voith power transmission oils make for a more efficient operation and a long service life of your turbo transmissions.

              Please only use lubricants approved by Voith. In this way, your turbo transmission runs and runs and runs …

              List of lubricants
              • Turbo Transmission Fluid 0365.00

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              • Turbo Transmission Fluid Synth 0366.00

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              Downloads

                • Hydrodynamic transmissions for locomotives and special purpose vehicles - the link to mobility

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                • At home on long-distances - turbo transmissions for railcars and special purpose vehicles

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