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German Reichsbahn E 94
German Federal Railway class 194, German Reichsbahn class 254 and Austrian Federal Railways class 1020
Germany | 1940 | 200 produced
The former E 94 192 in December 2012 in Munich East station
The former E 94 192 in December 2012 in Munich East station

The E 94 was developed directly from the E 93 and was to be used on difficult mountain ramps not only in Germany but also in Austria, which had just been annexed. Externally, it differed from the E 93 mainly in the perforated longitudinal beams of the bridge frame. As a war electric locomotive, domestic materials were increasingly used in production. The Bundesbahn took over most of them and used them in southern Germany until 1988. In the 1950s, even 43 new locomotives were built with a significantly increased hourly output. While the Reichsbahn had only received a few locomotives, the ÖBB still had 44 units. These were later modernized and some were used until 1995.

VariantE 94 001 to 140from E 94 141E 945
ManufacturerAEG, SSW, Krauss-Maffei, Krupp, Henschel, WLF
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length61 ft 0 5/16 in
Wheelbase44 ft 11 3/8 in
Fixed wheelbase15 ft 1 1/8 in
Service weight261,688 lbs266,759 lbs
Adhesive weight261,688 lbs266,759 lbs
Axle load43,651 lbs44,533 lbs
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system15.000 V 16⅔ Hz
Hourly power4,425 hp (3,300 kW)6,276 hp (4,680 kW)
Continuous power4,023 hp (3,000 kW)
Top speed56 mph62 mph
Starting effort81,606 lbf
Power Plant
Calculated Values
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last changed: 02/2023

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