The reference for locomotives and railcars


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Swiss Federal Railways Re 6/6
later Re 620
Switzerland | 1972 | 89 produced
SBB Cargo Re 620 046 "Bussigny" in April 2019 in Wil, St. Gallen
SBB Cargo Re 620 046 "Bussigny" in April 2019 in Wil, St. Gallen
Built1972, 1975-1980
Manufacturermechanical part: SLM, electrical part: BBC, SAAS
Axle configB-B-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length63 ft 4 1/4 in
Wheelbase46 ft 11 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft 2 1/4 in
Service weight264,554 lbs
Adhesive weight264,554 lbs
Axle load44,092 lbs
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system15.000 V 16⅔ Hz
Hourly power10,527 hp (7,850 kW)
Continuous power9,705 hp (7,237 kW)
Top speed87 mph
Starting effort88,800 lbf
Power Plant
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
last changed: 08 2023

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