Emergency brake of a rail vehicle

  title={Emergency brake of a rail vehicle},
  author={Heiko Gremmel and R. Rau},
The invention relates to an emergency brake device (1) of a rail vehicle with at least one emergency braking loop (2) through which at least one control unit (4, 6) at least one electro-pneumatic friction brake and / or at least one regenerative brake for emergency braking by means of the electro-pneumatic friction brake and is controllable / or the regenerative brake. The invention provides that the at least one control unit (4) actuates an electrical switching means (46) such that these in… CONTINUE READING