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BVZ Zermatt Railway - Technical facts about HGe 4/4 II

Multi purpose main line locomotive of type GDe 4/4 series 6000

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Vehicle designation:GDe 4/4
Vehicle Nos:6001 - 6004
- mechanical parts:
- electrical parts:
Wheel arrangement:Bo'Bo'
Years of commissioning:1983
Number of vehicles:4
Max. speed:100 km/h (110 km/h)
Gauge:1,000 mm
Length over buffer:16,400 mm
Mass in running order:48.2 t
Payload:1.5 t
Nominal catenary line voltage:900 V, DC (600 .. 1050 V)
Number of traction motors:4 (type 4 FRO 3238)
Rating at wheel rim (1 hour):1,068 kW
Cont. rating at wheel rim:1,016 kW
Starting tractive effort at wheel rim:170 kN
Tractive effort at wheel rim (1 hour):
- corresponding speed:
86.5 kN
43.4 km/h
Cont. tractive effort at wheel rim:
- corresponding speed:
80.7 kN
44.2 km/h
Transmission gear ratio:1 : 6
Bogie wheel base:2,600 mm
Diameter of wheels (new):1,070 mm

Vehicle names
- 6001:Vevey
- 6002:Rossiniere
- 6003:Saanen
- 6004:Interlaken
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Author: Klaus P. Canavan, last change on 2002-02-10