The rack wheel VL60 is produced according to the drawing 8ТN.224.032/033 and has the following characteristics:
-steel 55 GOST1050-71,
-outer diameter – 919.72 mm,
-gear teeth amount – 82,
-weight – 245 kg.
Haivoron Diesel Locomotive Repair Plant produces rack wheels of electric locomotives VL60, VL8, VL10 and rack wheels of diesel locomotives CHME-3, TEP-70, TGM4 made from high-quality stampings of alloy steels.
The rack wheels are installed on electric locomotive VL60 during a repair, as well as during new formation of wheel pairs.