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Austrian Federal Railways class 2143
Austria | 1964 | 77 produced
2143 008 in October 1988 in Feldbach, Styria
2143 008 in October 1988 in Feldbach, Styria

While the class 2043 diesel locomotives were built by Jenbacher, the class 2143 was built by SGP. Like the sister locomotives, they had a 1,500 hp engine and hydraulic power transmission from Voith. All locomotives were given electric train heating, from number 34 onwards there were also multiple controls and an increased top speed. The first retirements took place when the class 2016 “Hercules” (Siemens ER20) was delivered. The last 2143 was retired from ÖBB in March 2022. Some locomotives were sold to private customers and some were modernized or fitted with new Caterpillar engines.

Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length51 ft 8 1/2 in
Wheelbase34 ft 5 3/8 in
Fixed wheelbase8 ft 2 7/16 in
Service weight143,300 lbs
Adhesive weight143,300 lbs
Axle load35,825 lbs
Power sourcediesel-hydraulic
Top speed62 mph68 mph
Starting effort44,063 lbf
EngineSGP S108a
Engine typeV12 diesel
Engine output1,495 hp (1,115 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 04/2023

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