RailPictures.Net Photo: BLS 184 BLS Lotschbergbahn Re 425 at Brig, Switzerland by Jean-Marc Frybourg
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BLS Lotschbergbahn (more..)
Re 425 (more..)
Brig (more..)
Brig, Switzerland (more..)
August 23, 2020
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BLS 184 (more..)
Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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Four BLS Re 4/4 are waiting their next assignment in front of the Brig BLS shed. These powerful 4-axle beasts produce 4980 kW (6770 HP), weighting only 80 metric tonnes. 35 units were built between 1964 and 1983. They derived from the BLS Ae 4/4, an engine ahead of its time, it was a wonder as a full adhesion 4-axle engine that attracted the attention of other railroad companies across the world. Now, the Ae4/4 are withdrawn and the Re 425 are reaching the end of their lives.
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