SNCF Class BB 37000

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Class BB37000
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SNCF Fret locomotive 37023 at Unkel
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Alstom
Build date 2004
Total produced 60
Specifications
Configuration:
 • UIC Bo'Bo'
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Length 19.72 m (64 ft 8 in)
Adhesive weight 22.5 tonnes (22.1 long tons; 24.8 short tons)
Loco weight 90 tonnes (89 long tons; 99 short tons)
Electric system(s) Catenary
1.5 kV DC
15 kV 16⅔ Hz AC
25 kV 50Hz AC
Current source Pantograph
Loco brake  
Train brakes  
Performance figures
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power output 4,200 kW (5,600 hp)
Career
Operators SNCF/Fret
Class BB37000
Number in class 59 (as of 2007)
Numbers 370001–37006, 37008–37060
Disposition One retired, remainder in service

The SNCF Class BB 37000 "Prima" electric locomotives are currently being built by Alstom. These locomotives are the triple-voltage version of the Class BB 27000. Sixty of these locomotives, numbered 37001-37060, have been ordered by Fret SNCF for international freight traffic. 37007 was destroyed in the Zoufftgen train accident on 11 October 2006.

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