[Bell Historians] Re: Clapper springs

A Willis zen16073 at z...
Thu Nov 20 16:28:40 GMT 2003

From: Andrew Aspland

The G&J "springs" were not really springs at all.

Yes they are. Springs do not have to be coiled. The COED defines a spring
as a 'resilient device, usually of bent or coiled metal'. Certainly the
'springs' or suspension, on a DMU sprinter are curved pieces of metal.


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