B-B-B locomotives: Bo-Bo-Bo locomotives, FS Class E636, QR National electric locomotives, NZR DJ class, NZR EF class, FS Class E656

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bo-Bo-Bo Locomotives, Fs Class E636, Nzr Ef Class, Nzr Dj Class, Fs Class E656, Fs Class E646, Jnr Class Ef64, Rhaetian Railway Ge 6/6 Ii, Jnr Class Ef63, Jnr Class Ef60, Jr Freight Class Ef510, Jnr Class Ef66, Fs Class E632, Eurotunnel Class 9, Jnr Class Ef65, Fs Class E626, Jr Freight Class Df200, Nzr Ew Class, Jr Freight ...
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bo-Bo-Bo Locomotives, Fs Class E636, Nzr Ef Class, Nzr Dj Class, Fs Class E656, Fs Class E646, Jnr Class Ef64, Rhaetian Railway Ge 6/6 Ii, Jnr Class Ef63, Jnr Class Ef60, Jr Freight Class Ef510, Jnr Class Ef66, Fs Class E632, Eurotunnel Class 9, Jnr Class Ef65, Fs Class E626, Jr Freight Class Df200, Nzr Ew Class, Jr Freight Class Ef210, Hž Series 1161, Jnr Class Ef81, Emd Gm10b, Jnr Class Df50, Jr Freight Class Ef200, China Railways 6k, Korail Class 8000, Seibu Class E851, Prr E3b, Tcdd E43000, Jr Freight Class Ef500, China Railways Ss7. Excerpt: The FS E636 is a class of Italian articulated electric locomotives. They were introduced in the course of the 1940s until the 1960s, and have been decommissioned in 2006. They have been one of the most numerous Italian locomotive group, and have been widely employed during their long career, hauling every type of train, ranging from freight to long range passenger services. Their introduction also saw the employment of some revolutionary (for the time) design concepts, such as the articulated carbody and the three bogies scheme. Unit 385 in XMPR livery, with central projector, green and red lights.The E636 were designed to overcome the problems showed in the 1930s by both the E626 multi-purpose and E326 high-speed locomotives, in order to better handle the increasing railway traffic in Italy. The E636 was the first Italian locomotive adopting the Bo-Bo-Bo configuration with chassis divided into two articulated parts pivoting on the central bogie, which is very well suited for the often tortuous lines of Italy and that would have been later repeated on the E645/646 and E656 classes. The presence of a great number of wheels was considered important due to the presence of a number of high-slope lines ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=5600649
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  • ISBN-13: 9781157776703
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/8/2010
  • Pages: 34
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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