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German Reichsbahn E 445
German Federal Railway class 144 and German Reichsbahn class 244
Germany | 1932 | 9 produced
144 505 in April 1979 in Freilassing
144 505 in April 1979 in Freilassing
Built1932-1945, 1950-1951, 1955
Manufacturermechanical part: Krauss-Maffei, Henschel, WLF, electrical part: SSW
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length50 ft 1 15/16 in
Wheelbase32 ft 1 13/16 in
Fixed wheelbase11 ft 5 13/16 in
Service weight171,960 lbs
Adhesive weight171,960 lbs
Axle load42,990 lbs
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system15.000 V 16⅔ Hz
Hourly power2,950 hp (2,200 kW)
Continuous power2,494 hp (1,860 kW)
Top speed56 mph
Starting effort44,063 lbf
Power Plant
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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