Flat Wheel Explained

Flat Wheel Explained

A flat wheel is is a fault that occurs to a train. It is caused when a wheel set is dragged along the the wheel after the wheel axle has ceased rotating. This usually happens in Autumn 🍂 and Winter 🥶 when the tracks are slippy and covered in leaves🍃.

Last Updated on June 1, 2021 by Lewis


Hello my name is lewis and I am the editor of LWrail train magazine. I manage the LWrail social media, YouTube channel and write most of the stories on this website.

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