RailPictures.Net Photo: 5 Untitled He 2/2 at Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France by Georg Trüb
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» Untitled (more..)
» He 2/2 (more..)
» Depot above Col de Saint-Ignace 
» Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France (more..)
» September 19, 2023
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» 5 (more..)
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» Georg Trüb (more..)
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Cogwheel locomotive He 2/2 # 5 of the La Rhune railway (Chemins de fer de la Rhune) is running down above Col de Saint-Ignace (170 meter a.s.l.) from the summit of La Rhune (888 m a.s.l.), with the two cars # 9 and # 10 (built 1996). The locomotive date from 1914, built by SLM and BBC, but the line was inaugurated in 1924 only. The gauge is 1 meter, maximum grade 25 %, operated by 3000 V 50 Hz three-phase current. The railway is operated with a total of 4 trains, all with one locomotive shoving two cars, the timetable shows two trains following each other, departing every 40 minutes. Nowadays, the railway is operated by the Établissement public des stations d’altitude (EPSA).
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