ASEA THYRISTOR CONTROLLED LOCOMOTIVE, SERIES EL 16, OF THE NORWEGIAN RAILROAD SYSTEM

ASEA-THYRISTORLOKOMOTIVE BAUREIHE EL 16 DER NORWEGISCHEN STAATSBAHNEN

A four-axle locomotive is described which attains a maximum speed of 140 km/hr with a gross weight of 80 t. It is capable of pulling trains for which normally a six-axle locomotive of conventional design with 105 t gross weight would be necessary. The mechanical and electric equipment of the El 16 locomotive is designed to make it especially fit in the severe winter climate and steep slopes. The locomotive develops a power output of 4440 kw and continuous traction of 205 kN at 78 km/hr.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Verlag R Oldenbourg

    Rosenheimer Strasse 145
    Munich 80,   Germany 
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 158-162
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189740
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1979 12:00AM