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Class 189 Electric Locomotive
The DB class 189 are quad-voltage (DC at 1500 v & 3000 v and AC at 15 kV & 25kV)
locomotives. These are Bo-Bo locomotives rated at 6400 kW, 8580 hp and have a top
speed of 140 km/h, 87 mph. The class was introduced in 2003 primarily for
freight work and can work in France, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and
This locomotive was built by Siemens (works number 20675) in July 2003.
189 007-8 at Berlin Ostbahnhof with train D246 (08:02 Moscow Belorusskaja to Berlin Zoologischer Garten) on Friday April 20, 2007.