SNCF Class BB 16100

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BB 16100
SNCF BB 16101 at Paris Gare du Nord.JPG
BB 16101 at Paris Gare du Nord, 5 September 2005.
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Le Matériel de Traction Électrique (MTE)
Build date 1958–1963
Rebuild date 1991–1994
Number rebuilt 15
Specifications
UIC class Bo'Bo'
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Length 16.68 m (54 ft 9 in)
Loco weight 88 tonnes (87 long tons; 97 short tons)
Electric system(s) 25 kV 50 Hz AC Catenary
Current collection Pantograph
Traction motors Jeumont TO 136-8, 4 off
Performance figures
Maximum speed 160 km/h (100 mph)
Power output 4,130 kW (5,540 hp)
Tractive effort 309 kN (69,000 lbf)
Career
Operators SNCF
Numbers BB 16101 – BB 16115

The SNCF Class BB 16100 electric locomotives were converted from class BB 16000s by fitting TDM push-pull equipment to work the Paris Nord to St. Quentin/Amiens services as well as Paris St Lazare - Rouen.[1]

Conversions[edit]

  • 16101 from 16004
  • 16102 from 16017
  • 16103 from 16046
  • 16104 from 16040
  • 16105 from 16014
  • 16106 from 16009
  • 16107 from 16048
  • 16108 from 16026
  • 16109 from 16023
  • 16110 from 16035
  • 16111 from 16016
  • 16112 from 16010
  • 16113 from 16030
  • 16114 from 16062
  • 16115 from 16060

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haydock, David; Fox, Peter (1999). European Handbook No. 4 French Railways Locomotives & Multiple Units (third ed.). Sheffield, UK: Platform 5 Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-872524-87-7.