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Jungfrau Railway BDhe 2/4
Switzerland | 1955 | 10 produced
Norbert Aepli

Since the Jungfrau Railway was still dependent on the Rowan trains at the beginning of the 1950s, some of which were more than 50 years old, a total of ten modern BDhe 2/4 railcars were procured from 1955. Each railcar has a cab on the valley side and is dependent on a control car that has a cab on the mountain side. The associated control cars either have a passenger compartment or serve as a cistern to supply the mountain station with water. Since the introduction of the Bhe 4/8 from 2016, they are increasingly being phased out, two years later only half were left.

General
Built1955-1966
ManufacturerSLM
Axle config2-2 
Gauge3 ft 3 3/8 in (Meter gauge)
Seats41
Dimensions and Weights
Length48 ft 6 1/2 in
Empty weight52,911 lbs
Adhesive weight0 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - three-phase
Electric system1,125 V 50 Hz
Hourly power590 hp (440 kW)
Top speed15 mph
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
EMU
cog railway
local
secondary line
narrow gauge
last changed: 07/2023
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