Wongm's Rail Document Collection » Axle bearing colour codes

Axle bearing colour codes

The axle bearing colour codes system ensure that bearings can be identified as due for greasing, and if necessary in service as overdue for greasing. Whenever an axle box is greased the gas plug and end face shall be painted the colour allocated for that year.

Yellow and pink painted axle box bearing covers

Colour coded so that the bearings can be identified as due for greasing - yellow was done in 2016, pink was 2017

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