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Vossloh Euro4000  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

diesel electric locomotive Euro 4000 of the Vossloh company / info: the language of the station announcement is selectable via CV48 (0=portuguese, 1=german, 2=spanish, 3=french)

MaK Vossloh G1206  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

Manufacturer MaK had introduced its successful four axle freight locomotive in 1997. Till 2012 170 samples of the loco had been produced by MaK and its follower Vossloh. The diesel motor delivers around 1500 kW at 1800 rpm and reaches a maximum speed of 60 -100 km/h depending on gearing.

SNCF BB 724000 / 734000  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

French freightlocomotive with 2- or 3-electricsystem

Big Boy  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

With a total weight of 548,3t and a power of 6.290 HP (@48 km/h) the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) class 4000 locomotives (well know as "Big Boy") is one of the most powerful steam locomotives on the world. The American Locomotive Company (ALCO) built a total of 25 units between 1941 and 1944. At a maximum speed of 112 km/h (70mph) the Big boy is also the fastest articulated steam engine at all.

BR130, BR131, BR132DR, BR232  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

The most famous East German diesel loco is the 132. The six axle diesel electric loco is nicknamed “Ludmilla” by train fans. 709 samples of the 3000 HP locos had been delivered by Lokomotivfabrik Woroschilowgrad in Lugansk (Soviet Union today Ukraine) between 1973 and 1983 to the In the late 1960s the railway of the German Democratic Republic (DR) ordered successors for their V200 class. The new class should have an electric heating to pull also passenger trains. The first two series (class 130 more…

ÖBB 2016 Hercules / ER20  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

Austrian State Railways ÖBB was first Siemens customer for diesel-electric mainline diesel loco Eurorunner ER 20. Between 2002 and 2011 manufacturer delievered 181 samples to ÖBB and several european private owners. The MTU 16 V 4000 R41 develops 2000 kW and enables the loco to reach a maximum speed of 140 km/h.

F5 enables the heavy load mode: The diesel notch is always one up compared with normal operation. If you want to jump two notches, simply set CV 104 to 170 (instead of 150).

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DB BR185.2  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

For medium freight service Bombardier Transportation of Germany developed a four-axle electric loco BR 185.2. The sound of the second-generation Traxx-locos is slightly different of the first series because of electrical equipment. The locos develop 5600 kW (multi-current locos develop 4000 kW under DC catenary) and reach a maximum speed of 140 km/h.

BR246 / BR285  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

The dieselelectric locos 246 (builder name Traxx P160 DE) and 285 (Traxx F140 DE) were developed out of the famous Traxx family of German Bombardier Transportation. Prime mover is a MTU 16 V 4000 R 43 L that develops 3263 HP. The eight samples of class 246 are used for double stack passenger trains and reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h. 15 samples of 285 (maximum speed 140 km/h) pull freight trains in Germany and are well known for traction of heavy weight carbonate trains on steep grades of more…

BR261  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

After Millenium the German State Railway (DB) need to order new locos to replace old fashioned shunting locos of Classes 362 - 365 (former BR V60) and 290 - 295 (former BR V90). The German Voith Turbo Lokomotivtechnik GmbH & Co KG developed the BR261 diesel locomotive. The prime mover of version 10BB is MTU 8V 4000 R42 and develops 1000 kW at 1800 rpm. With a maximum speed of 100 km/h and a tractive power of 258 kN the BR261 is used in heavy shunting service as well as for mid range freight more…

BR247-Vectron DE  LokSound 5 European Sound files N XL L M4

Based on the electric Locos of Vectron locomotive family, Siemens developed a diesel electric version called Vectron DE. The diesel motor MTU 16V 4000 R 84 develops 2400 kW and enables the loco to reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h.