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 Hector Rail 141.003-4
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No: 9079   Contributor: Ingemar Gustafsson   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Elin Union AG, Austria   Country: Sweden
Hector Rail 141.003-4

Hector Rail 141.003-4 with an IC-train south of Bodafors, destination Stockholm. Picture taken on May 23 2010. Operator: Veolia.
It was manufactured for ÖBB as Class 1012.003 by Elin Union AG, Austria in 1996. Number built: 3.

The 141's were prototypes intended to run at a top speed of 230 km/h.
But the ÖBB were not satisfied with them and found them too expensive. So they were retired in 2006 and sold to Hector Rail, Sweden in 2007. There they were equipped with new traction motors.

Length: 19.300 m
Service weight: 82,6 tonnes
Power: 6 400 kW
Starting traction effort: 280 kN
Max. Speed: 160 km/h

For information about Hector Rail - see picture #7836!
Picture added on 11 June 2010 at 08:03
add commentComments:
Just shows what a private operator can do over the State. Very nice indeed.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 11 June 2010.
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