NEW 3000-V DC LOCOMOTIVE TYPE E 656-CAIMANS-OF THE ITALIAN RAILROAD SYSTEM

DIE NEUE 3000-V-GLEICHSTROMLOKOMOTIVE E 656--CAIMANO--DER ITALIENISCHEN STAATSBAHNEN

The introduction, by the Italian railroad authorities, of the locomotive class E 656 for heavy and fast passenger traffic is reported. This locomotive rated for 160 km/hr has the wheel arrangement Bo'Bo'Bo. Designed for 4800 kw, this locomotive represents the highest-performance tractive units of the Italian Railroad System. The locomotive is described, with special emphasis on improvements in comparison with the E 646 from which the new class has been developed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Verlag R Oldenbourg

    Rosenheimer Strasse 145
    Munich 80,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Masi, E
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 198-202
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00194875
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM