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Swiss Locomotive and Machine Factory HGe 4/4II
Switzerland | 1986 | 21 produced
HGe 4/4 II of the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn with a Glacier Express in August 2006 near Randa, Visp
HGe 4/4 II of the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn with a Glacier Express in August 2006 near Randa, Visp
Markus Giger
VariantZentralbahnFurka-Oberalp, Brig-Visp-Zermatt
General
Built1986, 1989-1990
Manufacturermechanical part: SLM, electrical part: BBC, ABB
Axle configB-B 
Gauge3 ft 3 3/8 in (Meter gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length48 ft 6 11/16 in48 ft 5 3/4 in
Service weight138,891 lbs141,096 lbs
Adhesive weight138,891 lbs141,096 lbs
Axle load34,833 lbs35,274 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system15.000 V 16⅔ Hz11.000 V 16⅔ Hz
Hourly power2,591 hp (1,932 kW)
Continuous power2,514 hp (1,875 kW)
Top speed62 mph
Starting effort62,947 lbf
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last changed: 10 2023
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