The article presents the results of wheel wear tests of selected EN97 series electric multiple units. In the tests carried out on the 14 vehicles mentioned above, which were driven on the same route, geometrical parameters of the profile of all wheels were recorded during periodic inspections. The analyzed data concerned the period of over two years of use, when the vehicles were delivered from the manufacturer to the carrier as new. In the form of graphs, cases of exceeding a given parameter in relation to the requirements set in the Maintenance System Documentation are presented, broken down into individual wheelsets. The article presents the results of operational tests, which show which wheel set parameters (wheel diameter, rim steepness, rim thickness, rim height, etc.) are most often exceeded and which are least. The analyzes of the geometric parameters of the wheel profile on the tested group of vehicles, which were used on the same route in the same period, clearly prove that the parameters most often exceeded are wheel diameter and rim steepness. These two exceeded parameters were the basis for turning the wheelsets.
The investigations were carried out within the Implementation Doctorate Program of the Ministry of Education and Science realized in the years 2021-2025
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