Switzerland: Re 4/4II 11156 - 11349 & 11371 - 11397

Railway companies: SBB - Swiss Federal Railways

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Compared with units Re 4/4II 11107 - 11155 delivered during the first batch, the locomotives delivered from the second batch onwards are half a meter longer and have two pantographs.

Units Re 4/4II 11156 - 11254 (representing 60x units ordered during a second batch and 39x units ordered during a third batch) are delivered between 1969 and 1973.

NB: The third batch also included 20x locomotives configured for higher traction and lower speed, registered Re 4/4III 11351 - 11370.

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SBB_Re_4/4_II


The 4th batch (50x units) is ordered in 1970 and the locomotives, delivered from 1973, are registered Re 4/4II 11255 - 11304.

Sources: http://www.juergs.ch/bahn/vorbild/sbb/re420.html, https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SBB_Re_4/4_II


The 5th batch (45x units) is ordered in 1979 and the locomotives, registered Re 4/4II 11305 - 11349, are delivered by 1983.

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SBB_Re_4/4_II, http://www.juergs.ch/bahn/vorbild/sbb/re420.html


The 6th and last batch (27x units) is ordered in 1981. The locomotives, registered Re 4/4II 11371 - 11397, are delivered between 1984 and 1985.

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SBB_Re_4/4_II, http://www.juergs.ch/bahn/vorbild/sbb/re420.html


From 1999, 26x units from this series (units 11371 - 11397, with the exception of unit 11382 destroyed in a fire in 2002) are equipped for use on German and Austrian railways by SBB Cargo (SBBC) and receive new registration Re 421.

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SBB_Re_4/4_II


January 31st

Re 4/4 II 11382 is destroyed in a fire in Leventina.

Concerns registration number(s): 11382

Sources: https://www.sguggiari.ch/3_re4_4_II_rottamate.php


October 6th

Unit Re 4/4II 11184 collides with RBDe 561 171 electric railcar in Olten.

Sources: http://triebfahrzeuge.ch

Latest update on the 17th of February 2021 at 22:07

Contributor(s): Tudor C.

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