Definition of solebar in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊlbɑː/


A longitudinal structural piece forming part of the underframe of a railway vehicle.
Example sentences
  • The ‘plate’ can be thin because it is in fact cosmetic - the solebar carries the weight.
  • The solebars are moulded as part of the body with separate components for brakes, V-hangers and handbrakes.
  • Of course, the solebars need to be prepared and fixed to the floor before the brakes go in!
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