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Home > Traction > E43000

E43001 to E43045

  • Axle: Bo'Bo'Bo'
  • Total quantity: 45
  • First year: 1987
  • Manufacturer: Tülomsas / Toshiba

Main characteristics

E43040 heavily damaged in an accident near Bilecik on 27 August 2009.

Power rating (KW):3180
Power Supply:25 KV, 50Hz
Weight:120 t
Max Tractive effort:275 KN
Max speed:Low gear :90 Km/h
High gear : 120 Km / h

Sound

E43041 entering Polcatli staion. 2006. Recording Phil Wormald,

Liveries

The E43000 have two liveries:

  • The original livery is white with two tone blue decoration
  • The new livery is white with red and blue decoration

In addition to the decoration, the loco doors can be white or red, indicating the gearing of the loco (white for low gear, red for high gear).

Original livery

Original livery, with red door variant

New livery with blue & red decoration

Pictures

E43000, Ankara station, September 1998. Photo JP Charrey

E43000, Ankara station, September 1998. Photo JP Charrey

E43015, Ankara Marsandiz, November 2003. Photo JP Charrey

E43015, Ankara Marsandiz, November 2003. Photo JP Charrey

E43000 leading the Bogazici Express out of Bostanci station to Haydarpasa, march 2001. Photo Gökçe Aydin

E43000 leading the Bogazici Express out of Bostanci station to Haydarpasa, march 2001. Photo Gökçe Aydin

E43007 ready to depart from Haydarpasa, March 2001. Photo Gökçe Aydin

E43007 ready to depart from Haydarpasa, March 2001. Photo Gökçe Aydin

E43023 at Sirkeci. 1999. Photo Malcolm Peakman

E43023 at Sirkeci. 1999. Photo Malcolm Peakman

E43045 newly arrived at Haydarpasa with the sleeping car express from Ankara.

E43045 newly arrived at Haydarpasa with the sleeping car express from Ankara. The loco had just been put in service. It had waited in Eskisehir shops for several years for replacement parts from Japan following a warehouse fire in the customs depot in Istanbul. 1997. Photo Malcolm Peakman

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