DBAG Class 101
The DB Class 101 is a class of three-phase electric locomotives built by Adtranz and operated by DB Fernverkehr in Germany. 145 locomotives were built between 1996 and 1999 to replace the 30-year old and aging Class 103 as the flagship of the DB AG. This class encompasses the latest generation of locomotives of the DB.
In the United States, the ALP-46 locomotive is derived from the DB Class 101. Bombardier's TRAXX shares a common heritage.
Read more about DBAG Class 101: Background/Development History, Body Design, Bogies/trucks, Brake System and Traction Motors, Compressed Air System, Pantographs, Transformer, Software and Other Control Systems, Deployment, Advertisement On The Locomotives, Train Accident of Brühl, Literature
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