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Siemens Krauss/Maffei MÁV 1047 009-4
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No: 4118   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: MAV   Country: Hungary
Siemens Krauss/Maffei MÁV 1047 009-4

This electric locomotive was photographed in Budapest main railway station on 10 August 2008.
The MÁV 1047 is a development from the ÖBB Class 1116 locomotives built by Siemens from 1999 onwards to operate on the DB & ÖBB systems at 15,000 V ac and in Hungary at 25,000 V ac. They ride on Bo-Bo bogies, are rated at 6,400 kW (8,580 hp), weigh 86 metric tonnes and have a top speed of 230 km/h (143 mph).
Picture added on 24 August 2008
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