Product Features and Details
Diesel locomotive class 2143 of the Austrian Federal Railways.
¦ Suitable for the express train "Vindobona"
¦ Freestanding handrails partially made of metal
¦ The headlights can be completely or partially switched off with a DIP switch
The locomotives series 2143 were built from 1964 to 1977. They were used on non-electrified main and branchlines, especially in the east of Austria. They hauled both passenger trains and goods trains. A total of 77 machines were delivered to the ÖBB by the Simmering-Graz-Pauker factories.
In the 1980s the class 2143 locomotives were used to haul the train"Vindobona" on the railway lines of the Franz-Josef-Bahn. By providing the scheduled seating coaches and through coaches of the railways involved, this express train had an international character visually.
- Number of axles with traction tyres - 1
- Number of driven axles - 4
- Coupling - NEM shaft 362 with close coupling mechanism
- Minimum radius - 358 mm
- Flywheel - yes
- separate etched plates - yes