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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bogie

On a theater stage, a hanger for an overhead track, from which scenery, flats, or panels are suspended.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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More than 150 tons of oil had spilled all over the area after eight bogies derailed and overturned.
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A Railways official said that 51 bogies have been imported from China for the up and down Korakaram Express.
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Muhammad Aslam, frequent traveler, told Dawn the decision to cut bogies was a sort of political revenge to the people of Narowal.
The Railway engineers after 6 hour long efforts removed the bogies, repaired the track and reopened the track for trains.
Up to now, only the individual underframes and parts of bogies were validated on a test bench, with fatigue tests and tests of other components simulated by computer.
The drastic cut left the passengers in troubles, who had to travel on the roof of the bogies. Seeing the situation, the department has restored the old number of bogies.
The Fire brigade of Civil Defense Larkana reached at scene and after hectic efforts managed to control the flames and saved remaining bogies from further damages.