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Norwegian State Railways El 8
Norway | 1940 | 16 produced
An El 8 in March 1948 with a passenger train
An El 8 in March 1948 with a passenger train
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ManufacturerNorsk Elektrisk & Brown Boveri, AEG, Thunes, Per Kure
Axle config1-D-1 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length45 ft 3 5/16 in
Service weight182,543 lbs
Adhesive weight182,543 lbs
Axle load45,636 lbs
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system15.000 V 16⅔ Hz
Top speed68 mph
Starting effort30,349 lbf
Engine output2,789 hp (2,080 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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