CFL Class 4000

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Class 4000
CFL 4015.jpg
CFL loco 4015 in Luxembourg station, 2 June 2007.
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Bombardier
Build date 2004–2005
Total produced 20
Specifications
Configuration:
 • AAR B-B
 • UIC Bo′Bo′
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Length 18.9 m (62 ft 0 in)
Axle load 21 tonnes (21 long tons; 23 short tons)
Loco weight 84 tonnes (83 long tons; 93 short tons)
Electric system(s) 25kV 50Hz AC
15 kV 16 23 Hz AC
Current source Pantograph
Performance figures
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power output 5,600 kW (7,500 hp)
Career
Operators CFL
Class 4000
Number in class 20
Numbers 4001–4020
Official name TRAXX
Locale Luxembourg
Delivered 2004-2005
Disposition in service

The CFL class 4000 is a variant of the Bombardier TRAXX locos found working across Europe. Within Luxembourg they work on the local passenger services (crossing the borders into France or Belgium as necessary. They also work freight traffic. Their 15 kV capability allows them to work across the border to Germany. Even though they are capable of running in France, they are not allowed to do so for security reasons.

Their slab sided body work has been used for advertising.

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