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1144 123 at Wien Westbahnhof

ÖBB 1144 Electric Locomotive. The class resulted from fitting push-pull control to the 1044 class electrics. These B-B electrics were originally  built from 1974 to 1995 and are rated at 5150kW, 6900 hp, with a top speed of 160 km/h, 100 mph. They weigh 84 metric tonnes, 92.6 US tons. 
This locomotive was built by SGP in Graz (works number 78959) and entered service as 1044 123-6 in January 1987. Push-pull fittings were installed in 2009 and it was renumbered to 1144 123.

1144 123 at Wien Westbahnhof on Friday, April 23rd, 2010.

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