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Italian State Railway E.656
Italy | 1975 | 461 produced
E.656.030 in May 2015 in Domodossola
E.656.030 in May 2015 in Domodossola
Markus Eigenheer
General
Built1975-1989
ManufacturerOfficine Casaralta, Reggiane, SOFER, TIBB, Ansaldo, Asgen, Italtrafo
Axle configB-B-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length60 ft 0 1/16 in
Wheelbase43 ft 5 5/8 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft 4 3/16 in
Service weight264,554 lbs
Adhesive weight264,554 lbs
Axle load44,092 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - DC
Electric system3,000 V
Hourly power6,437 hp (4,800 kW)
Continuous power5,632 hp (4,200 kW)
Top speed93 mph
Starting effort55,977 lbf
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
freight
passenger
two-section
last changed: 08 2023
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