RailPictures.Net Photo: 271 BLS Lotschbergbahn Ae 8/8 at Lotschberg Bahn, Switzerland by Brian Stephenson
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» August 31, 1977
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One of the five BLS double locos, No 271 built in 1959 leaves the Lotschberg tunnel at Goppenstein with a southbound freight train 32 years ago. These engines had a rating of 8,000hp for working the heaviest freight trains over the ruling gradient of 1 in 37.
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