TCSCskater Posted July 15, 2014 Share Posted July 15, 2014 (edited) Hello all, (I apologize in advance if this should be in another forum, this one seemed to fit the bill best IMO). I have a fairly simple mechanically-related question which pertains to roller coaster-train layouts. I was hoping someone here, either a mechanic, or just a coaster lover could explain, in detail, how "Trailered"-trains vary from non-trailered trains, as far as the chassis, wheel/axle assembly, layout, and any other significant differences. I have not been able to find anything on Google, or elsewhere which explains this in any detail. The best I could find was a super old, archived thread on "Coasterbuzz" where someone asked this exact question, however, none of the links posted still exist. All a got as far a a description is "It means that the front of each car has no wheels; rather, the front of each car rests on the (back end) wheel assembly of the car in front of it." So based on what I can gather from the above sentence, I'm guessing this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennywood#mediaviewer/File:KW-Phantom%27s_Revenge.jpg , would be trailered and this: http://www.coasterimage.com/valleyfair-pictures/ , would be a non-trailered train, right? If any of the awesome peeps on this forum can help me understand this better, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Edited July 17, 2014 by TCSCskater Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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