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Rail - Locomotive - Electric - DB 103

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Rail - Locomotive - Electric - DB 103
Name Locomotive, Electric, DB 103
Region Europe
Category Rail
Type Locomotive
SubType Electric
Variety DB 103
Manufacturer Various (Details)
Era Epoch V (1985-2000)
Source of Text Wikipedia
Text Credit URL Link
Year(s) of Production 1970 - 1973

History: The Baureihe 103 is a class of electric locomotives in Germany, originally operated by Deutsche Bundesbahn. For a long period, they were perceived as flagships of the DB rolling stock.

The first serial type Class 103.1 was put into service 27. May 1970. DB planned to introduce a new Intercity system with fast first class connections between major cities in autumn of 1971, so the specification sheet demanded Class 103.1 to be capable of pulling a 400-tonne (390-long-ton; 440-short-ton) train at 200 km/h (120 mph). With a total number of 145 units Class 103.1 became the backbone of German Trans Europ Express and InterCity lines. Starting with 103 216, the locomotive body was extended by 700 mm (27.6 in) in order to provide more space in the driver's cab. e.

Railroad/Company: This set of items is comprised of more than one name. Please look at the component items for details on the specific roadnames and/or manufacturers.

Item Links: We found: 1 different collections associated with Rail - Locomotive - Electric - DB 103
Item created by: gdm on 2019-05-19 19:54:32

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