NSB El 2

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NSB El 2
NSB El 2 2024.jpg
Type and origin
Power typeElectric
BuilderNorsk Elektrisk & Brown Boveri
Thune
Build date1923
Total produced2
Specifications
Configuration:
 • AAR1B+B1
 • UIC1B'+B'1
Gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Length12.7 m (41 ft 8 in)
Loco weight77.5 t (76.3 long tons; 85.4 short tons)
Electric system/s15 kV 16⅔ Hz AC Catenary
Current pickup(s)Pantograph
Performance figures
Maximum speed75 km/h (47 mph)
Power output857 kW (1,149 hp)
Career
OperatorsNorwegian State Railways
Numbers2 2023 - 2 2024
LocaleNorway
Retired1967

NSB El 2 was a series of two electric locomotives built by Norsk Elektrisk & Brown Boveri and Thune for the Norwegian State Railways in 1923. They remained in service until 1967. Neither has been preserved.

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