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Swiss Federal Railways Re 4/4II
later Re 420 and Re 421
Switzerland | 1964 | 273 produced
Re 4/4 II 11229 in August 2008 in Chur
Re 4/4 II 11229 in August 2008 in Chur
Variantearly batcheslater batches with ACrebuilt Re 421
Built1964, 1967-1985from 1999
Manufacturermechanical part: SLM, electrical part: BBC, Oerlikon, SAAS
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length48 ft 6 11/16 in50 ft 6 11/16 in
Wheelbase35 ft 1 1/4 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft 2 1/4 in
Service weight176,370 lbs185,188 lbs187,393 lbs
Adhesive weight176,370 lbs185,188 lbs187,393 lbs
Axle load44,092 lbs46,297 lbs46,848 lbs
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system15.000 V 16⅔ Hz
Hourly power6,303 hp (4,700 kW)
Continuous power4,962 hp (3,700 kW)
Top speed87 mph
Starting effort57,326 lbf56,202 lbf
Power Plant
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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