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bogie

, bogy
1. an assembly of four or six wheels forming a pivoted support at either end of a railway coach. It provides flexibility on curves
2. Chiefly Brit a small railway truck of short wheelbase, used for conveying coal, ores, etc.

bogie

[′bō·gē]
Also spelled bogey; bogy.
(aerospace engineering)
A type of landing-gear unit consisting of two sets of wheels in tandem with a central strut.
(engineering)
A supporting and aligning wheel or roller on the inside of an endless track.
A low truck or cart of solid build.
A truck or axle to which wheels are fixed, which supports a railroad car, the leading end of a locomotive, or the end of a vehicle (such as a gun carriage) and which is allowed to swivel under it.
A railroad car or locomotive supported by a bogie.
(mechanical engineering)
The drive-wheel assembly and supporting frame comprising the four rear wheels of a six-wheel truck, mounted so that they can self-adjust to sharp curves and irregularities in the road.
(mining engineering)
A small truck or trolley upon which a bucket is carried from the shaft to the spoil bank.

bogie

On a theater stage, a hanger for an overhead track, from which scenery, flats, or panels are suspended.
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Beaudoin said: The Bogie Technical Centre is a significant investment for Bombardier.
The first order is for the supply of automatic block equipment in Italy; the second, for the delivery of trailer cars and bogies in France; and the third one calls for the manufacture of bogies for the Caracas metro in Venezuela.
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Bombardier Transportation announced today that it received an order for the supply of 256 motorized and trailer bogies intended for the Z2N rolling stock (double-deck electric unit) of the French National Railways (SNCF).