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Driver’s cab of electric traction unit BCFhe 2/4 No. 3 Arth-Rigi Railway ARB 1906Up the Rigi by electricityElectrification of the Arth-Rigi Railway mountain line began in 1905. The contract for the planning and electrical equipment was won by electrical engineers Caspar Wüst of Zurich-Seebach. The latter company had traction units nos. 3-5 made by the Rastatt rolling stock company. The units could accommodate 120 passengers and were powered by two 130 HP motors driving the axles of the uphill bogie. A revision in 1939 saw the voltage, traction and speed increased.
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  • Driver’s cab of electric traction unit BCFhe 2/4 No. 3 Arth-Rigi Railway ARB 1906
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  • Driver’s cab of electric traction unit BCFhe 2/4 No. 3 Arth-Rigi Railway ARB 1906
    Up the Rigi by electricity

    Electrification of the Arth-Rigi Railway mountain line began in 1905. The contract for the planning and electrical equipment was won by electrical engineers Caspar Wüst of Zurich-Seebach. The latter company had traction units nos. 3-5 made by the Rastatt rolling stock company. The units could accommodate 120 passengers and were powered by two 130 HP motors driving the axles of the uphill bogie. A revision in 1939 saw the voltage, traction and speed increased.
  • Inventory No.VHS-13119
  • Original/modelOriginal-Fahrzeug-Teil
  • Object typeObject (three-dimensional)
  • Manufacturer/operatorARB Arth-Rigi-Bahn-Gesellschaft (Arth-Rigi-Bahn) (1873 - 1992), Operator or user, archivalisch belegt
    Wüst AG (Fabrik für elektrische Unternehmungen, C. Wüst + Cie.; Wüst + Co.; Fabrik für elektrische Industrie, C. Wüst + Cie., Wüest AG) (1899 - 1910), Engine manufacturer, archivalisch belegt
    Waggonfabrik Rastatt (1899 - 1910), Manufacturer, archivalisch belegt
  • GeographyTerritory: Arth - Rigi-Kulm, Kt. Schwyz
  • DatingBaujahr 1906; 1907 - Ende 1964 in Betrieb
  • Type of propulsionElectric motor (direct current)
  • Voltage (V)750
  • Power (kW)191
  • Top speed (km/h)12