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The ÖBB 1099.001-8 archaic electric locmotive at Ober Grafendorf station together with a catenary maintenance vehicle


Photo by: Takács Bence
Captured at: 2010:12:05 15:12:11


PicID: 9285
Tags: 216 207 Ober Grafendorf 1099 (ÖBB) 001 1099 ÖBB wedgie PFT állomás borult havas tél kisvasút villanymozdony Ausztria Mariazellerbahn

The six-axled rod-powered locomotives are said to be the world's oldest electric locomotives in daily use. This one was built in 1911. by Krauss & Comp. (mechanical parts) and Siemens-Schuckert (electrical parts). If they succeed with buying new rolling stock for the line (I'd be surprised if that would mean anything other than Stadler GTW 2/6 multiple units), then the MÁV V43s will take over :).

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