Gotthard Be 4/6 electric locomotive (Märklin S64-13020)

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Gotthard Be 4/6 electric locomotive (Märklin S64-13020)

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location:
Arch Three , Area 30
Classic Locomotives (display)
1927

A gauge 0 20V electric model of a Be 4/6 early electric locomotive designed for the Gotthard Railway in Switzerland. It was made by Märklin circa 1927, with a catalogue number of S 64/13020 (which is displayed on the side of the loco).

The unit has brown panelling, a black roof and sidebars, and sprung metal overhead power pickups.

About the original

The Gotthardbahn was the fourth railway to run through the Swiss Alps, with its first sections opening in 1874. Four "Be 4/6" locomotives were ordered in 1917 as part of a programme to explore electrification.

See also

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