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181 201-5 at Karlsruhe

The DB class 181 consist of 25 dual voltage electrics, able to run on the 15,000 volt AC in Germany plus the 25,000 volt DC systems in France & Luxembourg.  These are Bo-Bo locomotives rated at 3200 kW, 4290 hp with a top speed of 160 km/h, 100 mph.
This locomotive was built by Krupp (serial number 5267) in November 1974.

181 201-5 in a loco siding at Karlsruhe Hbf on Friday, April 23rd, 2004.

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