Global patent index - EP 0766630 A4

EP 0766630 A4 2000-07-05 - ARTICULATED SPINE CAR

Title (en)

ARTICULATED SPINE CAR

Title (de)

GELENKIGER CONTAINER-TRANSPORTWAGGON

Title (fr)

WAGON PORTE-CONTENEURS ARTICULE

Publication

EP 0766630 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96915417 A

Priority

  • US 9606050 W
  • US 43846395 A
  • US 58350096 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9635601A1] An articulated spine car (10) comprising a plurality of units (12a-d) joined by connectors (14). The preferred car comprises a pair of end units (12a, d) and at least two intermediate units (12b,c). Each of the units (12a-d) preferably comprises a central longitudinal spine (16), a wheel support platform (18) for supporting the wheels of a semitrailer, and a hitch (20) for attachment to a semitrailer kingpin. The wheel support platforms (18) are preferably disposed at relatively low elevations on each side of the spine (16), and the spine (16) preferably includes a lowered portion between the wheel support platforms (18) to accommodate semitrailer axles.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B61D 15/00; B61D 3/10; B61D 3/18; B61G 5/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B61D 3/10 (2006.01); B61D 3/18 (2006.01); B61G 5/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B61D 3/184 (2013.01); B61D 3/10 (2013.01); B61G 5/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • No further relevant documents disclosed
  • See also references of WO 9635600A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FI FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9635601 A1 19961114; AU 5719696 A 19961129; AU 5721496 A 19961129; AU 693028 B2 19980618; AU 696843 B2 19980917; BR 9606361 A 19981215; BR 9606362 A 19971028; CZ 9700370 A3 20011114; CZ 9700372 A3 20011114; EP 0766630 A1 19970409; EP 0766630 A4 20000705; EP 0766631 A1 19970409; EP 0766631 A4 20000705; PL 180361 B1 20010131; PL 180366 B3 20010131; PL 318163 A1 19970526; PL 318167 A1 19970526; SK 16997 A3 19970910; SK 17097 A3 19970910; WO 9635600 A1 19961114

INPADOC legal status

2002-04-17 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20010828

2001-05-30 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20010417

2000-07-05 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: A4

- Effective date: 20000518

2000-07-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE ES FI FR GB IT

2000-07-05 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Ref Legal Event Code: RIC1

- Free Format Text: 7B 61D 15/00 A, 7B 61D 3/18 B, 7B 61D 3/10 B, 7B 61G 5/02 B

1997-04-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19970108

1997-04-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE ES FI FR GB IT