Norwegian Railways in Philately

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Click to enlargeClass El. 14, a common Norwegian electric locomotive used on all electrified mainlines on both passenger as well as goods trains. Based on the Swiss SBB Ae 6/6, it was built in Norway by NEBB/Thune in a class of 31 during the years 1968-73. They have proved to be very reliable in operation. The axle arrangement is Co'Co' and they are numbered 2164-2190 and 2197-2200. With a total of 6930 hp from six motors they have a max. speed of 120 km/h. Their working weight is 105 tons and length 17.74 m l.o.b. Now the class has been taken over by the freight division of NSB. This stamp is part of a sheet containing six stamps showing locomotives from different countries.

Catalogue Nos.: Sc 2214a / SG / Mi 3265 / YT

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