MÁV V63.1 electric locomotive 156 at Budapest
Photographed on 10 August 2008 in the main Budapest railway station, hence the magnificent architecture!
MÁV V63.1 electric locomotives are re-geared versions of class V63 dating from 1976. The V in the class number indicates Electric power and the 6 indicates 6 axles. They are rated at 3,575 kW (4,792 hp) and have a top speed of 160 km/h (100 mph).
Picture added on 23 August 2008