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French State Railway BB 8100
France | 1947 | 172 produced
BB 8105 on a postcard from when it was made
BB 8105 on a postcard from when it was made
General
Built1947-1955
ManufacturerAlstom, Jeumont-Schneider, Oerlikon
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length42 ft 5 1/16 in
Wheelbase29 ft 5 9/16 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft 9 5/16 in
Service weight202,825 lbs
Adhesive weight202,825 lbs
Axle load50,706 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - DC
Electric system1,500 V
Hourly power3,151 hp (2,350 kW)
Continuous power2,508 hp (1,870 kW)
Top speed65 mph
Starting effort32,148 lbf
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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last changed: 09 2023
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