METRANS equips wagon fleet with composite brakes
Triggered by the German government’s ban on noisy wagons, METRANS has upgraded its entire 3,000 container wagons fleet with ‘whispering’ brakes. The harder material of the braking pads that improves friction with the wheels will reduce driving and braking noise in half. In doing this, METRANS is joining others in making rail transportation in Europe more silent.
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