Re: New RhB diesels


Bill Bolton
 

On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:18:43 -0000, Paul wrote:

1800 kW is more like a main line performance.
RhB *IS* a mainline.

1800kW in a diesel electric is a bit over half the effective rating of
a Ge 4/4 III straight electric loco. If the RhB needs Ge 4/4 III
power levels for normal service trains, its not at all unreasonable to
have four 1800 kW rated diesels for utility purposes.

Cheers,

Bill

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