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Front End System HEMU 400, Korea

Front End System Including Nose Flaps HEMU 400, Korea:

Thrill of speed: Presently, the HEMU 400 undergoes thorough tests in South Korea. On the test track the highspeed train is supposed to reach more than 400 km/h. The intended series train, the next generation KTX, is planned to go into service in 2015, operating at a speed of more than 350 km/h.

A multiple stage energy absorption concept ensures highest safety: Damper and deformation tube in the coupler as well as additional frame-mounted deformation elements meet all the requirements of the EN 15227.

Our Contribution

  • Front nose module including front hatches
  • Front hatch kinematics
  • Elektronic coupler and front hatch control unit
  • Base frame with integrated crash system and obstacle deflector
  • AAR type automatic coupler with telescope and multiple stage energy absorbtion concept
  • Semi-permanent couplers with anti-climbing feature


Voith Turbo GmbH & Co KG

Gottfried-Linke-Stra├če 205 38239 Salzgitter, Germany


t +49 5341 21-02