MAV V43 electric locomotive 1051 in Hungary
The locomotive that pulled our train on the first stage of the journey from Budapest to Krakow in Poland, photographed on 10 August 2008.
MÁV V43 electrics were introduced from 1963. The V in the class number indicates Electric power and the 4 indicates 4 axles. They are rated at 2,220 kW (2,976 hp) and have a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph).
Picture added on 23 August 2008