SNCF BB 1420

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SNCF BB 1420
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Société alsacienne de constructions mécaniques (SACM)[1]
Constructions électriques de France (CEF)[2]
Build date 1927-1929[2]
Total produced 15[2]
Specifications
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Length 12.754 m (41.84 ft)[2]
Loco weight 74.9 t (73.7 long tons; 82.6 short tons)[2]
Electric system/s 1500 V DC Catenary[2]
Current pickup(s) Pantograph
Traction motors 4 x DK 87 F (manufacturer CEF)[2]
Performance figures
Maximum speed 90 km/h (56 mph)[2]
Power output 912 kW (1,223 hp)[2]
Career
Operators Chemin de Fer de Paris à Orléans (PO)
SNCF
Numbers PO : E.225 to E.240[2]
SNCF : BB 1425 to BB 1440[2]
Withdrawn 1974[2]

The SNCF locomotives BB 1425 to BB 1440 were a class of 1500 V DC 4 axle electric locomotives originally built for the Chemin de Fer de Paris à Orléans in the 1920s.[2]

The locomotives were used on mixed trains on lines between Paris and Bordeaux,[1] after incorporation into SNCF the locomotives were used for shunting duties.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SNCF withdrawn dc electric locomotives". www.railfaneurope.net. Class 1420. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m fr:BB 1420[citation needed]
  3. ^ "BB 1320". fc30.pagesperso-orange.fr (in French). Trains d'Europe. 

Literature[edit]

  • Jacques Defrance (1978) [1969]. Le matériel moteur de la SNCF. La Vie du Rail. 

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