ABe 8/12Data Photographed Locomotive
Road number: 3503
Name: Carlo JankaOperation
Years of construction: 2009-2010
Road numbers (old): 3501-3515
Quantity built: 15
Quantity today: 15 (2012)Technical data
Vehicle type: three car electric multiple unit train
Manufacturer: Stadler Rail
Wheel arrangement: Bo'Bo'+2'2'+Bo'Bo'
Top speed: 100 kph
Continuous power: 2'320 kW
Top power: 2'800 kW AC, 2'400 kW DC
Power system: ~11 kV 16,7 Hz and = 1 kV
Gauge: 1000 mmMass and weight
Length over buffer: 49'500 mm
Width: 2'650 mm
Height: 3'800 mm
Empty Weight: 106 tonnes
Operating Weight: 122 tonnesOther
Owner: RhB (Rhätische Bahn)
Operator: RhB (Rhätische Bahn)
Precursor: ABe 4/4 II
Location: Filisur, Switzerland
Note: The Rhaetian Railway Ge 4/4 II is a class of metre gauge Bo-Bo electric locomotives operated by the Rhaetian Railway (RhB), which is the main railway network in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.
The class is so named because it was the second class of locomotives of the Swiss locomotives and railcar classification type Ge 4/4 to be acquired by the Rhaetian Railway. According to that classification system, Ge 4/4 denotes a narrow gauge electric adhesion locomotive with a total of four axles, all of which are drive axles.
Carlo Janka (born October 15, 1986) is a champion alpine ski racer from Switzerland. Born in Obersaxen in the canton of Graubünden, he had the winter sports facilities right in front of his home. Janka has won gold medals at both the Winter Olympics and the World Championships, as well as one World Cup overall title and one discipline title.