Design of an innovative luggage storage system for passenger trains

  • 1 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics–University Politehnica of Bucarest, Romania
  • 2 The Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems–University Politehnica of Bucarest, Romania


Due to the small and strictly organized space of a train car, the internal dimensions offer limited possibilities to redesign and extend the luggage storage space in order to accommodate a larger baggage. In order to have easy access and to be user friendly, the aim of this paper is to design an external baggage storage system for passenger trains. The system proposed, has a chain transmission and it is designed to accommodate the biggest size luggage commercially available.



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