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1142 596-4 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 68899) with electrical equipment from Siemens. It entered service in August 1972 numbered 1042.596 and in April 1998 it was rebuilt to class 1142.

1142 596-4 has just arrived at Linz with train R3015 (11:53 arrival from Attnang-Puchheim) and was piloted by 1110 015-3 on Wednesday, September 25th, 2002.

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