CLASS 243 – MULTIFUNCTIONAL HIGH TECH PERFECTION

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MULTIFUNCTIONAL HIGH TECH PERFECTION
243 has the highest traction capability you can get out of a 4-axle loco so normally you will see it with heavy freight trains on electric lines

Although versatility is the key word, so you can also find it in front of a passenger train in 200 km/h, but don’t be surprised when you see it slowly running in a shunting yard with the pantographs down and nobody in the cab – the diesel power unit takes over and the driver can operate the loco from the ground with radio remote control.

Photo: Johan Hellström

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