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1142 574-1 arrives at Linz.

ÖBB Class 1142 were modified from class 1042 from 1995 onwards by the fitting of push-pull equipment, and raising the top speed.  These are Bo-Bo locomotives rated at 4000 kW, 5360 hp and have a top speed of 150 km/h, 93 mph. They weigh 82.5 metric tonnes. This loco was built by Simmering-Graz-Pauker in Graz (builder's number 68473) with electrical equipment from BBC. It entered service in April 1971 numbered 1042.574 and in November 1996 it was rebuilt to class 1142.

1142 574-1 arriving at Linz Hauptbahnhof with train R3612 from Kleinreifling on Wednesday September 25th, 2002. 1110 015-3 is in the photo centre while DB 140 450-8 leaves the station on the right side.

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