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1142 656-6 at Sankt Pölten Hbf.
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 locomotive was built by SGP in Graz with BBC electrical components in October 1975 as 1042.656, later becoming 1042 656-7. In June 1996 it became 1142 656-6 after being modified for push-pull working.

1142 656-6 at Sankt Pölten Hbf on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010.

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