Swedish Locomotive with Six Motors Delivered 7500 Horsepower

Fall 1960 – Three permanently coupled sections made up a  electric locomotive owned by the Swedish State Railway and considered at the time to be the longest and most powerful in the world. Each section had two traction motors and four driving axles; the motors delivered a total of 7500 horsepower. The locomotive, at 35 meters long and a weight of 260 tons was able to pull a train with a weight of 4900 metric tons.

Swedish Locomotives Six Motors Delivering 7500 Horsepower

Swedish Locomotives Six Motors Delivering 7500 Horsepower

 

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