Saturday, June 30, 2012

West German E40 class standard goods train locomotive

The E40 - later 140 - class was the freight train version of the E10 passenger locomotive; 879 were built from 1957 to 1973. This post-computerisation example is seen in Neustadt/Weinstrasse.

Axle arrangement:  Bo-Bo
Length over buffers: 16,490 mm
Service weight:  83 tonnes
Maximum speed: 100 km/h, later 110 km/h
Continuous output: 3,700 kW (general)
Tractive effort: 275 kN

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