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.
The 4th batch (50x units) is ordered in 1970 and the locomotives, delivered from 1973, are registered Re 4/4II 11255 - 11304.
The 5th batch (45x units) is ordered in 1979 and the locomotives, registered Re 4/4II 11305 - 11349, are delivered by 1983.
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.
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.
Re 4/4 II 11382 is destroyed in a fire in Leventina.
Concerns registration number(s): 11382
Latest update on the 17th of February 2021 at 22:07
Contributor(s): Tudor C.
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