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El17 at Oslo S el17 around roundhouse

Last update: December 9, 2016
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The Norwegian El17 is one of the first locomotives to feature three phase asynchronous motors. The El17 is based on the baureihe 120 (prototype). They were built in two batches; one in 1982 and the second in 1987. The El17 was specifically built for the new express trains with B7 coaches.


el17.2221
Number: El17.2221
Manufacturer: NMJ
Catalogus no: 80.101
System: Two rail DC
Era: 1982-2001
Description: NMJ TopLine version of the El17, as it was in service from 1982 until the 2221 was withdrawn in 2001.

el17.2222
Number: El17.2222
Manufacturer: NMJ
Catalogus no: 80.102
System: Two rail DC
Era: 1982-
Description: NMJ TopLine version of the El17.2222.

el17.2223
Number: El17.2223
Manufacturer: NMJ
Catalogus no: 80.101 (on the box) - special early production version
System: Two rail DC
Era: 1982-
Description: This is the early production version of the Topline El17. The drive is different from later production runs and looks like a clone of the Superline version (runs poor though). NMJ revised the El17 shortly thereafter and all the later versions were the V2 version that runs very well and looks great.

el17.2227
Number: El17.2227
Manufacturer: NMJ
Catalogus no: NMJS 2227
System: Two rail DC
Era: 1987-2000
Description: NMJ SuperLine (brass) version of the El17.2227. This particular model has been converted to DCC, see NMJ Superline DCC conversion. The 2227 was painted Green for service on the Flåm line in 2000.

el17.2228
Number: El17.2228
Manufacturer: NMJ
Catalogus no: 80.201
System: Two rail DC
Era: 1987-2000
Description: NMJ Topline version The 2228 was painted green in 2000.

NMJ NSB El17.2229
Number: El17.2229
Manufacturer: NMJ
Catalogus no: 80.202
System: Two rail DC
Era: 1987-10/2002
Description: NMJ Topline version The 2229 was painted green in 2002.

el17.2231
Number: El17.2231
Manufacturer: NMJ
Catalogus no: 80.203
System: Two rail DC
Era: 1987-1998
Description: The 2231 was part of the first set of locomotives to run on the Flåm line and was painted green in 1998. Service ended in 2014.

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