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Swiss Federal Railways Ae 3/6I
Switzerland | 1920 | 114 produced
No. 10302 in the SLM data sheet
No. 10302 in the SLM data sheet
SBB Historic

With progressive electrification at the SBB, on the basis of tests with the Fb 2/5 the Buchli drive was selected as the preferred drive for express locomotives in the lowlands. The Ae 3/6I now had the asymmetrical wheel arrangement 2-C-1, since the bogie had to carry the transformer. It could initially be approved for 90 km/h and later for 100 km/h. The last 78 locomotives built after 1925 were designed for use with lightweight express trains at speeds of 110 km/h. With the delivery of the Re 4/4I, they were increasingly used with passenger and freight trains. In the end, they were mainly used with regional trains until the last ones were finally retired in 1994.

Variant10601-1063610637-1067610677-10686, 10713-1071410687-10712
General
Built1920-1929
Manufacturermechanical part: SLM, Oerlikon, electrical part: BBC, SAAS
Axle config2-C-1 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length48 ft 2 3/4 in48 ft 5 1/8 in48 ft 2 3/4 in
Service weight203,486 lbs208,998 lbs210,541 lbs206,793 lbs
Adhesive weight121,915 lbs123,238 lbs123,679 lbs120,813 lbs
Axle load40,638 lbs41,079 lbs41,226 lbs40,272 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system15.000 V 16⅔ Hz
Hourly power1,971 hp (1,470 kW)2,193 hp (1,635 kW)
Continuous power1,710 hp (1,275 kW)1,931 hp (1,440 kW)
Top speed62 mph68 mph
Starting effort30,799 lbf33,047 lbf
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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freight
passenger
last changed: 07/2023
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