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What is a CBC Rake? Which trains have them?  
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Jul 29 2011 (10:38)
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What is a CBC Rake? Which trains have them?

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Jan 01 2018 (18:52)
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The Rail Thing®©^~   Added by: 12465🔁12466 रणथम्भोर सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस^~  Jan 01 2018 (18:56)
What Is Centre Buffer Couple (CBC).
Coupling facilitates inter connection of rolling stock to form a train. Due to certain limitations of age old srew coupling system, CBC becomes the most useful & viable choice. There are certain features of CBC which makes it an unanimous choice & extensively used in most of the freight cars, EMU coaches & all of the LHB coaches of Indian Railways.
Saliant Features
transmits both draft & buffing load between vehicles and to/ from under-frame. It absorb high frequency forces during impact & dissipates low frequency forces to protect the vehicle from damage. It has got multi functional units like Draft+Buffing & Automatic FP+BP connections.
Advantages of CBC
Automatic coupling type & Quick detachment possible, which in turn is safe for shunting staff & reduces time required.
Less staff for uncoupling.
Prevention of uncoupling in the event of derailment/accident.
Anti-climbing feature (for LHB coaches) to prevent damage to life & property during accident.
Types of CBC adopted in IR
AAR E/F type used in wagons.
AAR(H) type Tight lock used in LHB coaches.
Dellner Coupler used in LHB coaches.
Rigid Type Schaku coupler used in DMU/EMUs.
Slackless drawbar in BLC wagons.
Transition coupling (e.g. in BOBYN).
Hook type in MG/NG stocks.
Main Components of CBC
Coupler body - Knuckle - Lock.
Knuckle thrower.
Lock lifter assly.
Yoke,Yoke pin,Yoke pin support.
Striker casting.
Draft Gear.
Uncoupling device.
Back Stop
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Cbc Sleeper coach

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***CBC coupled coaches***
Train : Rewa Anandvihar Express
Venue: Rewa Railway station
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Nov 24 2013 (18:50)
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AS*^~   Added by: Surat 3rd Fastest Growing City Of World*^~  Nov 24 2013 (18:53)
cbc coupled coaches

Apr 01 2012 (20:51)
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Udaipur Mysore HumSafar superfast^~   Added by: moderator*^~  Apr 01 2012 (22:06)
1 tamil nadu
2 gt exp
3 coro exp
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5 godavari
mas - hwh mail ( rsa with coro )
7 pinakini
8 charminar
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11 ap exp
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Aug 03 2011 (22:26)
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Begins Falls Rises ™~   Added by: moderator*^~  Aug 03 2011 (23:41)
CBC :- Center Buffer Coupling!!!!
attached to Godavari Express!!!!
i shot ths pic in front of our member Bobbili Surya!!!
Mr. Surya came to VSKP on Sunday to meet me!! he's a tall but really a friendly guy!!!
about few backlogs abt VSKP issues!! spent a few hrs with him til he boarded VSKP - VZM passenger and left!!

Aug 03 2011 (22:34)
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Sweet Anju   Added by: moderator*^~  Aug 03 2011 (23:41)
the left side compartment is having both the Buffer system as well as the CBC.. a rare compartment.. good snap

Jul 25 2011 (16:00)
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Guest: 188b5f33   Added by: BMTIR*^~  Jul 31 2011 (22:50)
why for this train only severe jerks will happen during stopping and starting? this is the major problem with this train.......

Jul 23 2011 (13:47)
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Tintumon Lovs Dundumol   Added by: moderator*^~  Aug 01 2011 (23:53)
@Pradyu విశాఖపట్టణం**: Re# 209084-7
CBC Coupling provides extra safety to passengers: here i would like to Quote one of our admin Mr Murali sir on the topic " how cbc coupling provides xtra safety to passengers"
CBC couplers are like two fists gripping each other. The chances of
un-coupling in case of derailment are very low, so one coach climbing over
is low.
If a accident enough force to tip a coach over to its side. the two adjacent coaches will hold this coach straight remember Bhuvneshwar Raj incident a
few months back. There is a extremely small chance that the whole rake may
tip over.
Even in the Dnynashweri Exp incidence, where half the rake tipped over it's
side onto the adjacent track, this CBC would have kept the rake upright
(Loco and first half of the train had not derailed) and at the most a few
feet to the side.
The world has used CBC since 1960's, even with steam locos, our old MG
stock is also retrofitted with CBC couplers.
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