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B-B and Bo-Bo are the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and British classifications of wheel arrangement for railway locomotives with four axles in two individual bogies.
Catania is the second largest city of Sicily after Palermo located on the east coast facing the Ionian Sea.
A DC motor is any of a class of rotary electrical machines that converts direct current electrical energy into mechanical energy.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (previously Ferrovie dello Stato, FS) (in English Italian State Railways) is a state-owned holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network.
The FS E.326 was a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.428 was a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.636 is a class of Italian articulated electric locomotives.
The FS E.645 and E.646 are two classes of similar electric locomotives used on Italian railways.
Giuseppe Bianchi (26 August 1888 – Milan, 20 July 1969) was an Italian railway engineer on the Ferrovie dello Stato between 1913 and 1946.
Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A. (HRI) is a rail transport engineering company based in Italy whose main products are designing and manufacturing of railway and mass transit vehicles.
Magneti Marelli S.p.A. develops and manufactures high-tech components for the automotive industry.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.
A potentiometer is a three-terminal resistor with a sliding or rotating contact that forms an adjustable voltage divider.
The Italian railway system is one of the most important parts of the infrastructure of Italy, with a total length of of which active lines are 16,723 km.
Officine Meccaniche Reggiane SpA was an Italian aircraft manufacturer, owned by Caproni (Count Giovanni Battista Caproni) and situated in Reggio Emilia, a city of what today is the Emilia-Romagna region.
Società Italiana Ernesto Breda, more usually referred to simply as Breda, was an Italian mechanical manufacturing company founded by Ernesto Breda in Milan in 1886.
Tecnomasio was an Italian scientific and precision instrument company founded in the 1860s.
Trenitalia is the primary train operator in Italy.
The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) was an international relief agency, largely dominated by the United States but representing 44 nations.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.