Germany: E 42

Also known as: Class 242, Class 142, Holzroller

Railway companies: DB - German Railway Corporation, DR - German Reich Railways

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1962

The first 2 prototypes are delivered. They are very similar to E 11 locomotives with the following differences:
- a modified gear ratio and higher tractive effort for freight and slow passenger trains;
- different (simpler) controls.

There are no visible external differences between E 42 units and E 11 units.

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/DR-Baureihe_E_42

1963

The mass production started in 1963 and, with the delivery of a second batch identical to the second batch of E 11 units, a total of 292 locomotives were delivered until 1976.

Sources: https://www.ttnut.com/germany-db-ag-and-private-railways-t871-50.html

1970

The locomotives receive new registration: Class 242.

Sources: https://www.ttnut.com/germany-db-ag-and-private-railways-t871-50.html

1992

The locomotives receive new registration: Class 142.

Sources: https://www.ttnut.com/germany-db-ag-and-private-railways-t871-50.html

1993

Unit 150 is sold to Mittelthurgaubahn (MThB) and registered as Ae 476 number 471.

Concerns registration number(s): 142 150

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mittelthurgaubahn

1994

Units 132, 133 and 159 are sold to Mittelthurgaubahn (MThB) and registered as Ae 476 numbers 472-474.

Concerns registration number(s): 142 132, 142 133, 142 159

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mittelthurgaubahn

1994

Unit 042 is sold to Swiss Southeastern Railway (SOB) and registered as Ae 476 number 468.

Concerns registration number(s): 142 042

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schweizerische_Südostbahn_(1890)

1995

Units 118, 126, 128, 157 and 191 are sold to Mittelthurgaubahn (MThB) and registered as Ae 476 numbers 475-479:
- 142 191 => Ae 476 475
- 142 157 => Ae 476 476
- 142 118 => Ae 476 477
- 142 126 => Ae 476 478
- 142 128 => Ae 476 479

Unit 142 130 is sold to Mittelthurgaubahn (MThB) and registered as Ae 476 number 470.

Concerns registration number(s): 142 118, 142 126, 142 128, 142 130, 142 157, 142 191

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mittelthurgaubahn

1995

Units 103, 197, 199, 272 are sold to Swiss Southeastern Railway (SOB) and registered as Ae 476 numbers 465-467 & 469:
- 142 103 => Ae 476 465
- 142 197 => Ae 476 466
- 142 199 => Ae 476 467
- 142 272 => Ae 476 469

Concerns registration number(s): 142 103, 142 197, 142 199, 142 272

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schweizerische_Südostbahn_(1890)

1996

Units 134, 154, 287, 288 are sold to Lokoop (LAG) and registered as Ae 477 numbers 914-917:
- 142 288 => Ae 477 914
- 142 287 => Ae 477 915
- 142 134 => Ae 477 916
- 142 154 => Ae 477 917

Concerns registration number(s): 142 134, 142 154, 142 287, 142 288

Sources: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lokoop

Latest update on the 19th of October 2019 at 13:42

Contributor(s): Tudor C.

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