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EP200_0001 D-Do electric locomotive
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No: 7417   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Kolomna   Country: Russia
EP200_0001 D-Do electric locomotive

Photographed on 22 August 2009 at the Rizhsky Vokzal railway museum in Moscow, Russia.
Power: 7,500 kW, Maximum speed: 200 km/h, Weight: 180 tonnes, Supply: 25 kV AC.
EP = Elektrovoz Passazhirskiy (Electric Passenger).
It appears that only two of these were built by Kolomna, so they were prototypes.

More information would be welcome!
Picture added on 03 September 2009 at 10:26
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Rizhsky Vokzal Railway Museum, Moscow, Russia
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Details as follows from the Encyclopedia
The Russian Kolomna factory has devised a range of electric locomotives 5 models of the WL86 2XBO-BO have been developed,of which 4 exist in prototype form.EP100 and EP101 are DC types for 2oo and 160km/h,with EP2OO and EP201 being the corresponding AC versions ,it remains to be seen whether any production versions will result, as 4 axle bogies found on these locomotives are unlikely to prove acceptable in any other part of the world.
Type :Bo-Bo-Bo-Bo
Power:EP100/101-9600kw
EP200/201-8000kw
Supply:3000v DC or25kv 50hz AC
Tractive effort;235kn or284.5kn
Max.operating speed: 160 or 200km/h
Max axle load 22.5 tonnes
Overall length 25m
Gauge 1524 mm (5ft)
The class detailed as WL86 2X BO-BO Russian State Railways 1997

Added by James Burrows on 03 September 2009.
You seem to have an excellent reference book there, James, would you like to tell us the title? I would like to add a copy to my fairly extensive reference library!

Added by Peter Langsdale on 03 September 2009.
The details are as follows," THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TRAINS AND LOCOMOTIVES" published by
Amber Books ltd
Bradley's Close
74-77 White Lion Street
London N1 9PF
U.K.
amberbooks.co.uk
ISBN 978-1-905704-45-3

I shall look forward, to reading your fully detailed notes, on all the locomotives,in the future,and that my fingers can take a well earned rest, from typing on this laptop,best wishes and good luck from James Burrows


Added by James Burrows on 03 September 2009.
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