Product Features and Details
Super-detailling, -livery and -lettering. Inset windows. Sprung pantographs. Current pick-up from the rails or overhead catenary. Cast metal chassis. Motor with flywheel. Drive on 8 wheels of which 2 are fitted with traction tyres. Triple headlights at each end, co-ordinated with the direction of travel. Automatic couplings at each end. Epoch V.
Each locomotive of class E 40, which were mainly used on heavy gradients, was given an electric resistance brake. The otherwise unaltered locos were designated as E 40.11. After the renumbering programme on 1st January 1968, they then ran as class 139.