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4rail.net - Electric Locomotives in Germany

Welcome to page for Electric Locomotives in Germany! Most of the locomotives found in country have either German or Swiss classification. Below you will find all the types in use and given some time also their technical details. There are also be pages for the Diesel Locomotives, Electric Multiple Units and Diesel Multiple Units.  

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DB depot view with classes 185 nr 243, 152 nr 030 and 189 number 056 and class 151 receiving trainorders in Duisburg, Germany
Picture above: Classes, 152 in the middle, 185 (TRAXX F140 AC2) on the right and 189 (ES64F4) in the background remain stationary in between the heavy assignments of Duisburg depot in Germany. Picture by Ilkka Siissalo.


Created for 4rail.net by John McKey, Ilkka Siissalo and Andreas Ehnberg. Pictures by Stanislav Voronin, Ilkka Siissalo, Hannu Peltola, Andreas Ehnberg and John McKey.




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DB depot view with classes 185 nr 243, 152 nr 030 and 189 number 056 and class 151 receiving trainorders in Duisburg, Germany
Germany RR Main Page is a great place to start browsing on the German railroading.
 Alex (Arriva)
CargoNet class 119 with intermodal at Rombak near Narvik, Norway Class 183 of Alex
One of the most popular locomotive, Arriva Alex also uses class 183 locomotives.

Units: 5 (Siemens Mobility ES64U4)    
Unit numbers: 183 001 - 183 0005
Power: 6400 kW (8580 Hp), 305 kN
Maximum speed: 230 km/h (143 mph)  
Electrical systems: 
AC 15 kV 16,7 Hz and 25 kV 50 Hz
Usage: Munich regional traffic


   Detailed information on Alex class 183...
   
 Centralbahn
Centralbahn class 1042 number 520 in Köln, Germany Class 1042 of Centralbahn
Originally built for the Austrian ÖBB in 1968, the 1042 number 520 now serves German Centralbahn.

Units: 1, built by SGP (Simmering-Graz-Pauker) in 1968
Unit numbers: 1042 250
Power: 4000 kW (5364 hp), 260 kN
Maximum speed: 150 km/h (93 mph)  
Electrical systems: 
AC 15 kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: German passenger service


   Detailed information on CB class 1042...
   
 CFL Cargo
CFL Cargo class 185 at Guben, Germany CFL class 185

Units: ? ,hired from Alpha trains
Unit numbers: 185 534 -
Power: 5600 kW (7500 hp), 300 kN
Maximum speed: 140 km/h (87 mph)  
Electrical systems: 
AC 15 kV 16,7 Hz and 25 kV 50 Hz
Usage: European freight service


   Detailed information on CFL class 185...
   
 Deutsche Bahn
Detsche Bahn Class 101 at Bremen Hauptbahnhof, Germany DB class 101
Quite legendary and well working modern locomotive forms a large portion of the DB long distance fleet power.

Units built: 145    
Unit numbers: 101 001 - 101 xxx 
Maximum allowed speed: 220 km/h (137 mph)  
Power: 6400 kW (8700 Hp), 300 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: high speed passenger locomotive in Germany


  Detailed information on DB class 101... 
DB class 103 electric loco number 233 in Frankfurt, Germany DB class 103
Some units of the legendary older Co'Co' high speed locomotive are still in traffic, some even in their famous old TEE delivery.

Units in use: 11    
Unit numbers: 103 101 - 103 245 
Maximum allowed speed: 200 km/h (124 mph)  
Power: 5940/7440 kW (7966/9977 Hp), 314 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: heavy (vintage high speed) passenger locomotive in Germany


  Detailed information on DB class 103... 
DB class 103 electric loco number 233 in Frankfurt, Germany
DB class 110
Around 30 or these venerable E10s are still in service, mostly hauling local passenger trains.

Units in use: ~30    
Unit numbers: 110 169 - 110 508 
Maximum allowed speed: 140 km/h (87 mph)  
Power: 3620 kW (4855 Hp), 275 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: local passenger services


  Detailed information on DB class 110... 
DB electric loco class 111 number 227 in Frankfurt, Germany DB class 111
Another famous Deutsche Bundesbahn originating locomotive is the class 111.

Units in use: ~200    
Unit numbers: 111 - 111  
Maximum allowed speed: 160 km/h (99 mph)  
Power: 3620 kW (4855 Hp), 275 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: regional passenger services


  Detailed information on DB class 111... 
Class 112 number 166 at Köln, Germany DB class 112
One of the East German locomotive types that has lasted the challenge of time is also hauling regional trains.

Units in use: originally 92  
Unit numbers: 112 xxx 
Maximum allowed speed: 160 km/h (99 mph)  
Power: 4220 kW (5660 Hp), 248 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: regional passenger services


  Detailed information on DB class 112... 
DB class 114 number 020 at Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany DB class 114
Another one of the East German locomotive types that has lasted the challenge of time. This type is also hauling regional trains.

Units in use: originally 38    
Unit numbers: 114 xxx 
Maximum allowed speed: 160 km/h (99 mph)  
Power: 4220 kW (5660 Hp), 248 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: regional passenger services


   Detailed information on DB class 114... 
DB Class 120 number 125 loco in Köln, Germany DB class 120
First German modern universal type for three phase AC electric this loco is still seen hauling many fast trains in Germany.

Units in use: 65    
Unit numbers: 120 001 - 120 1xx 
Maximum allowed speed: 200 km/h (124 mph)  
Power: 5600 kW (7500 Hp), 340 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: long distance passenger services


  Detailed information on DB class 120... 
DB parked locos at Maschen, Germany DB class 139
Still occasionally found on freight this is one of the older types of DB.

Units in use: less than 10, 879 E40s were built    
Unit numbers: 139 xx -
Maximum allowed speed: 110 km/h (68 mph)  
Power: 3700 kW (5000 Hp), 275 kN
Electrical systems: 
overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz
Usage: freight services


  Detailed information on DB class 139... 
DB electric loco class 140 number 327 in Duisburg, Germany DB class 140
DB class 182 number 013, Messe Süd, Berlin, Germany DB class 182
   
   
   
   
 ÖBB (Austrian railways)
ÖBB Taurus locomotive class 1216 number 013 has just arrived to Munich, Germany Austrian class 1216 of ÖBB
   

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Deutsche Bahn AG

  Class / Baureihe 101 of Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn class 101 number 093 in Karlsruhe
Picture above: a real powerhouse for its time in 1990s the class 101 number 093 awaits for next assignment in Karlsruhe. The class 101 locomotives seem to be incredibly popular sight in todays Germany! Picture by Ilkka Siissalo.

Below the class 101 number 082 is stopping in the north at Bremen main station with an Intercity train. Picture by Ilkka Siissalo. 
Detsche Bahn Class 101 at Bremen Hauptbahnhof, Germany

DB Br101 number 080 in Leer, Germany

Class 101 is a very popular locomotive seen hauling mainly high speed intercity trains in Germany. At the time of it's building it was a real power house and in many details also a trend setter for the later locomotive designs.


Technical details for Baureihe 101

-> Type: class 101  
-> Builder: Adtranz (now part of Bombardier) 
-> Usage: multipurpose heavy electric locomotive mainly for high speed
       passenger service
   
-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn
-> Seen: Austria, Germany
-> Production dates: 1996 - 1999   
-> Numbers built: 145
-> Numbers in use: 145
-> Unit numbers: 101 001 - 101 145 
     
-> Seen: German national high speed passenger service as well as rail freight  
 
-> Energy Source: electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output: 6400 kW (8700 Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 300 kN start   
-> Brakes: electric and air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking):  
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: 1250 mm as new
   
-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 220 km/h (137 Mph)      
     
-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 19,1 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: 2,95 m   
-> Weight: 84 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 22 tons
     
-> Train control systems: Sifa, LZB 80, PZB 90, units 140 - 144 alsoo ETCS1   
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    
     
-> Notes:  
     - The original Alp46 of New Jersey Transit is very similar outwardly to
         the DB class 101. (Later units by Bombardier are hybrid Electric +
         diesel and while the origins are satill visible, the loco is quite
         massive).
     - Many units serve as an advertisement platofrm so you might be able
         to see the loco in just about any color. 23

 

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  Class / Baureihe 103 of Deutsche Bahn
DB class 103 electric loco number 233 in Frankfurt, Germany
Picture above: the real pride for the German railways of 1960s the class 103 locomtoive is seen here at Franfurt am Main Station in Germany. Picture by Ilkka Siissalo.

Below the same unit wearing the Roco advertisement on it's side. Picture by Ilkka Siissalo. 
DB class 103 electric loco number 233 in Frankfurt, Germany

Class 103 once was the proud sprinter for the German railways hauling many of the express trains of the time. With it's 200 km/h speed it was ahead of the time and pathfinder to many newer platforms of almost the same power specifications.


Technical details for Baureihe 103
-> Type: class 103  
-> Builder:
-> Usage: multipurpose heavy electric locomotive mainly for high speed
passenger service

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates: 1965 (1-4), 1970-1974 (101-245)    
-> Numbers built: 4 + 145
-> Numbers in use: a few
-> Unit numbers: 103 001 - 004, 103 101 - 245  

-> Seen: Occasionally German national passenger service  

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output:
  -- Momentary 6420/7780 kW (8610/10'433 Hp)  
  -- Continuous 5940/7440 kW (7966/9977 Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 314/312 kN start   
-> Brakes: air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking):  
-> Wheel arrangement: Co'Co'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 200 km/h (124 mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 19,5 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 112/114 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 18,7/19,0 tons

-> Train control systems: Sifa, LZB    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  

 

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  Class / Baureihe 110 of Deutsche Bahn

DB class 110 electric loco in Hamburg Altoona, Germany
Picture above: the still in service soldier of the class 110 hauls a local passenger train to Hamburg Altoona station.

Pictures by Ilkka Siissalo.

Below a similar unit number 438 stopping at Frankfurt Main, Germany.
DB class 103 electric loco number 233 in Frankfurt, Germany

DB class 110 electric locomotive at Oldenburg station, Germany
DB class 110 electric locomotive at Oldenburg station, Germany with another local train. Picture by Ilkka Siissalo.

Type E 10 class 110 of the Deutsche Bahn is still used to haul local passenger trains during the rush hours. This type was for years the most important electric locomotive for the Germany, but now the newer types are slowly replacing these warriors.


Technical details for Baureihe 110 (E 10)
-> Type: class 110 (originally E 10)  
-> Builder:
   -- mechanics: Krupp, Henschel-Werke, Krauss-Maffei
   -- electrical parts: Siemens, BBC, AEG
-> Usage: multipurposeelectric locomotive mainly for high speed
passenger service

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn (oginally Deutsche Bundesbahn)
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates: 1968 - 1990s   
-> Numbers built: 410 for the whole E 10 type
-> Numbers in use: tens
-> Unit numbers: 110 xxx  

-> Seen: Very often on the German local passenger service  

-> Energy Source: electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output:
  -- Momentary 3700/6000 kW ( Hp)  
  -- Continuous 3620 kW (4855 Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 275 kN start   
-> Brakes: air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking):  -
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 140 km/h (87 Mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 16,49 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 85 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 21 tons

-> Train control systems: Sifa/PZB, partly LZB    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  

 

   

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  Class / Baureihe 111 of Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn Dosto (=double decked) in Leer headed by icy class E111 number 145, Germany
Picture above: Deutsche Bahn Dosto (=double decked) in Leer headed by icy class E111 number 145, Germany the still in service soldier of the class 110 hauls a local passenger train to Hamburg Altoona station.

Pictures by Ilkka Siissalo.

Below class 111 unit 86 in Frankfurt, Germany years ago. However, the task was the same even then.
DB electric loco class 111 number 086 in Frankfurt, Germany

Deutsche Bahn electric loco class E111 number 137, Bremen, Germany
Bremen has also been served by the class 111, here the unit 137 at the passenger station at the city center.

Pictures by Ilkka Siissalo.

DB class 111 electric loco number 143 and class 155 number 110 parked in Leer, Germany.
DB class 111 electric loco number 143 and class 155 number 110 in Leer, Germany

DB class 111 electric loco number 188 in Frankfurt, Germany
This is what thing looked like just 10 years ago: two interesting color schemes for the class 111 of Deutsche Bahn.
DB electric loco class 111 number 227 in Frankfurt, Germany

Class 111 is currently mostly seen on regional and local passenger trains.

Technical details for Baureihe 111
-> Type: class 111  
-> Builder:
   -- mechanics: Krupp, Henschel-Werke, Krauss-Maffei
   -- electrical parts: Siemens, BBC, AEG
-> Usage: multipurposeelectric locomotive mainly for high speed
passenger service

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn (oginally Deutsche Bundesbahn)
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates: 1974 - 1984    
-> Numbers built: 227
-> Numbers in use: over 200
-> Unit numbers: 111 xxx  

-> Seen: Very often on the German local / regional passenger service  

-> Energy Source: electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output:
  -- Momentary 3700 kW ( Hp)  
  -- Continuous 3620 kW ( Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 275 kN start   
-> Brakes: air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking): 3600 kW
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 160 km/h (100 Mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 16,75 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 83 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 20,8 tons

-> Train control systems: Sifa/PZB90, partly LZB    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  

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  Class / Baureihe 112 of Deutsche Bahn

DB electric loco class 112 number 164 in Frankfurt, German
Picture above:

Class 112 number 166 at Köln, Germany

Class 112 of Deutsche Bahn derive from the East European stock. There has also been an earlier class 112 in Germany shortly before the current one, not to mix these two electric loco types.

Technical details for Baureihe 111 of Deutsche Bahn
-> Type: class 112  
-> Builder: LEW Henningsdorf
-> Usage: regional passenger services

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn (oginally DR Deutsche Reichbahn)
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates: 1990 - 1994    
-> Numbers built: 90
-> Numbers in use: unknown
-> Unit numbers: 112 101 - 112 190 

-> Seen: relatively often on the German local / regional passenger service  

-> Energy Source: electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output:
  -- Momentary 4220 kW ( Hp)  
  -- Continuous 4000 kW ( Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 226 kN start   
-> Brakes: air + electric  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking): 2690 / 2200 kW
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 160 km/h (100 Mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 16,64 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 82,5 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 21 tons

-> Train control systems: PZ80, LZB I 80    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  

 

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  Class / Baureihe 120 of Deutsche Bahn

DB class 120 loco with Märklin add at harburg Altoona, Germany

Class 120 of DB.

Technical details for Baureihe 120 of Deutsche Bahn
-> Type: class / Baureihe 120  
-> Builders: BBC, Henschel, Krauss-Maffei, Krupp
-> Usage: regional passenger services

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates:
-- Serie 1: 120 001 - 120 005, 1979 - 1980
-- Serie 2: 120 101 - 120 160, 1987 - 1989    
-> Numbers built: 65
-> Numbers in use: unknown
-> Unit numbers: see above also rebuilt units as following:
-- 120 201 - 120 208
-- 120 501 - 120 502

-> Seen: relatively often on the German regional passenger service  

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output: continuous 5600 kW ( Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 340 kN start, unit 137 - 160 290 kN    
-> Brakes: air + electric  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking): 2690 / 2200 kW
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 200 km/h ( Mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 19,2 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 84 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 21 tons

-> Train control systems: Sifa, Indusi, LZB    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  

DB class 120 loco with Märklin add at harburg Altoona, Germany
DB class 120 electric loco in Frankfurt, Germany  

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  Class / Baureihe 139 of Deutsche Bahn

DB parked locos at Maschen, Germany

The class 139 (along with the sister loco of class 140) started their life as E40. The fleet building was begun as early as in 1959 and lasted until year 1973. Now these tired freight and local train warriors are used as reserve power only. Here the units are waiting for assignments at Maachen freight yard, the use where classes low highest speed is not an obstacle.


Technical details for Baureihe 139 of Deutsche Bahn
-> Type: class / Baureihe 139  
-> Builders: Krupp, Henschel, Krauss-Maffei, Siemens, AEG, BBC
-> Usage: freight surplus power

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates: 1955/1959 - 1973 as E40  
-> Numbers built: 879
-> Numbers in use: in July 1012 13 units existed in "active duty"
-> Unit numbers: 139 xxx

-> Seen: freight yard sidings  

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output: continuous 3700 kW (5000 hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 275 kN start (62,000 lbf)  
-> Brakes: air + electric  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking): not available
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 110 km/h (68 mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 16,5 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 83 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 21 tons

-> Train control systems: Sifa, PZB   
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  
-- this class will most likely exist in museums only in the near future.

 

DB parked locos at Maschen, Germany
   

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  Class / Baureihe 140 of Deutsche Bahn

DB electric loco class 140 number 327 in Duisburg, Germany

The class 140 (along with the sister loco of class 139) started their life as E40. The fleet building was begun as early as in 1959 and lasted until year 1973. Now these tired freight locomotives are used as surplus power only. Here the class 140 can be seen in Duisburg receiving trainorders and starting for an assignemt.


Technical details for Baureihe 140 of Deutsche Bahn
-> Type: class / Baureihe 140  
-> Builders: Krupp, Henschel, Krauss-Maffei, Siemens, AEG, BBC
-> Usage: freight surplus power

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates: 1955/1959 - 1973 as E40  
-> Numbers built: 879
-> Numbers in use: in July 1012 13 units existed in "active duty"
-> Unit numbers: 140 xxx

-> Seen: freight yard sidings  

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output: continuous 3700 kW (5000 hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 275 kN start (62,000 lbf)  
-> Brakes: air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking): not available
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 100 km/h (62 mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 16,5 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 83 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 21 tons

-> Train control systems: Sifa, PZB   
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  
-- this class will most likely exist in museums only in the near future.

 

DB electric loco class 140 number 327 in Duisburg, Germany
DB electric loco class 140 number 327 in Duisburg, Germany  

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  Class / Baureihe 143 of Deutsche Bahn

DB electric loco class 143 number 133 in Frankfurt, Germany

The class 143 originates in East Germany before the Soviet system collapsed. 646 similar locomotives, including origginal serie 243 and 212 were built. These were designed to be the universal locos of the Deutsche Reichbahn (East German railways). When Germany reunited to be again one nation the locomotives followed and became Deutsche Bahn classes 143 and 112. Because these locomotives despite their origin are quite competitive general locomotives, more were built and you can see these today in numbers especially pulling and pushing the local trains.

The sounds of the classes from the East are quite unique: before the locomotive starts you can hear a large air reservoir emptied, followed by brake system sounds and last starts the very low and powerful humming sound and the locomotive slowly starts mowing.

Technical details for Baureihe 143 of Deutsche Bahn
-> Type: class / Baureihe 143 (originally DR class 243)  
-> Builders: LEW Hennigsdorf
-> Usage: mainly local trains active power

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn
-> Seen: Germany
-> Production dates: 1982 - 1991  
-> Numbers built: 646 (including 212/112 and 114)
-> Numbers in use: most of the manufactured
-> Unit numbers: 143 xxx

-> Seen: most larger German cities traffic  

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output: continuous 3500 kW (4690 hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 240 kN start (53'954 lbf)  
-> Brakes: air, electric, motors 
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking): 2200 kW (2950 hp)
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: 1250 mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 120 km/h (75 mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 16,6 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 82,5 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 21 tons

-> Train control systems: PZ 80, LZB I 80, I 60 R, PZB 90 V. 1.6   
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class  
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  
-- this class forms a very successful local train power

DB electric loco class 143 in Hamburg, Germany
Class 143 at Düsseldorf, Germany

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  Class / Baureihe 151 of Deutsche Bahn

DB class 151 at Munich Ostbahnhof in 2012, Germany

The class 151 is one of the heavier electric main line locomotives build in 1970s for the Deutsche Bunbesbahn. Most locomotives reamin in active duty and are stationed in Nürnberg.


Technical details for Baureihe 151 of Deutsche Bahn
-> Type: class / Baureihe 151  
-> Builders: AEG, BBC, Henschel, Krauss-Maffei, Krupp, Siemens
-> Usage: heavy freight power

-> Operators: Deutsche Bahn AG, HectorRail AB
-> Seen: DB units in Germany
-> Production dates: 1972 - 1978  
-> Numbers built: 170
-> Numbers in use: ~140
-> Unit numbers: 151 001 - 151 170

-> Seen: heavy freight  use

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity 15kV 16,7 Hz   
-> Power output: continuous 5982 kW (8022 hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 395 kN start (88,800 lbf)  
-> Brakes: electric 160 kN, air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking): 160 kN
-> Wheel arrangement: Co'Co'    
-> Wheel diameter: mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed: 120 km/h (75 mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 19,5 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: m   
-> Weight: 118 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 19,7 tons

-> Train control systems: Sifa, PZB   
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  
-- 6 unit from the fleet were puchased by HectorRail in 2012.


DB class 151 number 046 near Munich, Germany in 1981
DB clas 151 lineup in Maschen, Germany DB class 151 number 399 in Maschen, Germany

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  Class 193 (Vectron AC of Siemens Mobility)

Siemens Vectron class 193 number 802 in Munich, Germany

The newest generation of impressive multipurpose modular locos of Siemens AG Mobility are called Vectron. These locomotives continue the strong success of Eurosprinter variants ES64F4 and ES64U2/U4. The German class 193 locomotives are of AC variant without the auxiliary diesel.

Technical details for German class 193
-> Type: Vectron AC
-> Classified: 193  
-> Builder: Siemens AG Mobility
-> Usage: multipurpose heavy electric locomotive
-> Operators: initially BLS for 6 units
-> Seen: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
-> Production dates: 2012 -    
-> Numbers built: 6
-> Numbers in use: < 20
-> Unti numbers: 193 801 -
-> UIC numbers: 91 80 6193 8xx D-Rpool  
     
-> Seen: International freight for the BLS 
 
-> Energy Source: overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz and 25 kV 50 Hz 
-> Power output: 6400 kW (8700 Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 300 kN start   
-> Brakes: dynamic, electric and air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking):   
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: 1250 mm as new
   
-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 200 km/h (124 mph)      
     
-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 18,9 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: 3,0 m   
-> Weight: ~87 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 22 tons
     
-> Train control systems:    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    
     
-> Notes:  
     - The initial leasing to BLS of Switzerland will soon be followed by others.


 

Siemens Vectron class 193 on production line, Germany

Siemens Vectrons of class 193 in Munich, Germany

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Siemens AG Mobility

 German Class 192 Vectron AC + Auxiliary Diesel
Vectron class 192 unit 961 is seen at Innotrans 2012, Berlin, Germany

Vectron class 192 is seen at Innotrans 2012, Berlin, Germany

The newest generation of impressive multipurpose modular locos of Siemens AG Mobility are called Vectron. These locomotives continue the strong success of Eurosprinter variants ES64F4 and ES64U2/U4. The German class 192 locomotives are of AC variant with the auxiliary diesel.

Technical details for German class 192
-> Type: Vectron AC + small diesel generator
-> Classified: German class 192
-> Builder: Siemens AG Mobility
-> Usage: multipurpose heavy electric locomotive
-> Operators:
-> Seen: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
-> Production dates: ? 2012 -    
-> Numbers built: prototypes
-> Numbers in use:
-> Unit numbers: 192 961 -
-> UIC numbers:  

-> Seen:  

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz and 25 kV 50 Hz 
+ 180 kW diesel generator
-> Power output: 6400 kW (8700 Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 300 kN start   
-> Brakes: dynamic, electric and air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking):   
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: 1250 mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 200 km/h (124 mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 18,9 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: 3,0 m   
-> Weight: ~88 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 22 tons

-> Train control systems:    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain    

-> Notes:  
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Siemens service add at Innotrans 2012, Berlin, Germany Siemens service add at Innotrans 2012, Berlin, Germany

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 Polish Class 5170 - Siemens Vectron DC


Vectron DC of Polish class 5170 at Innotrans 2012, Berlin, Germany



The newest generation of impressive multipurpose modular locos of Siemens AG Mobility are called Vectron. These locomotives continue the strong success of Eurosprinter variants ES64F4 and ES64U2/U4. The cheaper versions for not so power hungry customers willing to do a little more maintenance are manufactured as DC, direct current versions.

Technical details for Polish class 5170 / German class 193
-> Type: Vectron DC
-> Classified: German class 193, Polish class 5170
-> Builder: Siemens AG Mobility
-> Usage: multipurpose heavy electric locomotive
-> Operators:
-> Seen: Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria
-> Production dates: 2010 -    
-> Numbers built: 2 prototypes
-> Numbers in use: 2
-> Unit numbers: POL 5170 020,
-> UIC numbers:  

-> Seen: Germany and Poland  

-> Energy Source: overhead electricity, 15kV 16,7 Hz and 25 kV 50 Hz 
-> Power output: 5200 kW (6800 Hp)  
-> Tractive Effort: 300 kN start   
-> Brakes: dynamic, electric and air  
-> Braking effort on traction motors (dynamic braking):   
-> Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'    
-> Wheel diameter: 1250 mm as new

-> Maximum operational speed where possible: 200 km/h (124 mph)      

-> Gauge: 1435 mm
-> Length: 18,9 m 
-> Heigth:   m
-> Width: 3,0 m   
-> Weight: ~88 metric tons ( lb) 
-> Max axle weight: 22 tons

-> Train control systems:    
-> Multiple operations capacity with: class 
-> Couplers: Hook and chain or center coupler according to customer needs    

-> Notes:  
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