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Rete Mediterranea MACfce No. 5111 to 5130
Italian State Railway E.10
Italy | 1901 | 20 produced
The Street Railway Journal, August 1901

From 1901 to 1951, the Varese railway of the Rete Mediterranea from Milan via Varese to Porto Ceresio was equipped with a power supply of 650 volts direct current via a conductor rail. Passenger services began with 20 MACfce railcars, whose electrical equipment, including the four traction motors, came from General Electric. The car body was built by Officine Meccaniche in Milan and was based on the Interurban trams, which were very popular in the USA at the time. When the Italian State Railways took over operations in 1905, they were redesignated E.101 to E.120. After the railcars 5111 to 5130 followed five more powerful MCDUfce with the numbers 5301 to 5305 and 16 lighter MACfce[/ t] with the numbers 5131 to 5146. The use of the 5111 to 5130 ended in 1923 when the E.321 series locomotives went into service. The traction motors and other electrical equipment were used to build the six-axle E.620 series locomotives.

General
Built1901
Manufacturermechanical part: Officine Meccaniche, electrical part: General Electric
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Seats73
Dimensions and Weights
Length60 ft 0 1/16 in
Wheelbase43 ft 3 11/16 in
Fixed wheelbase7 ft 2 5/8 in
Service weight90,389 lbs
Adhesive weight90,389 lbs
Axle load22,708 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - DC
Electric system650 V
Hourly power590 hp (440 kW)
Continuous power375 hp (280 kW)
Top speed53 mph
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
EMU
local
third rail
last changed: 01/2022
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