Monday, September 23, 2013

Swiss Ae 3/5 electric loco in Vallorbe, 1922

Vallorbe is a border station with France. A total of 26 of these were delivered from 1922 to 1925 by SLM and SAAM and had a running axle at each end plus three powered axles in the middle.  One is today preserved by SBB Historic in Olten.

Service weight: 81-85 tonnes
Output (one hour rating): 1320 kW (1760 hp)
Max speed: 90 km/h

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