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The FS E.636 is a class of Italian articulated electric locomotives. [1]

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Asbestos (pronounced or) is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals, which all have in common their eponymous asbestiform habit: long (roughly 1:20 aspect ratio), thin fibrous crystals, with each visible fiber composed of millions of microscopic "fibrils" that can be released by abrasion and other processes.

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An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear.

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E656 locomotive, Rome, June 2, 2006. A Bo-Bo-Bo in UIC classification is a locomotive with three independent two-axle bogies with all axles powered.

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A bogie (in some senses called a truck in American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheels, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands.

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Bussoleno (Bussolin, Busoulin) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about west of Turin.

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Cast iron

Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.

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Dead man's switch

A dead man's switch (for other names, see alternative names) is a switch that is automatically operated if the human operator becomes incapacitated, such as through death, loss of consciousness or being bodily removed from control.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Electric locomotive

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 fuel cell.

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Emergency brake (train)

On trains, the expression emergency brake has several meanings.

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Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (previously Ferrovie dello Stato, FS) is a government-owned holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network.

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Fiat Ferroviaria

FS Class E626 locomotive, a mainstay of Italian railways starting from the 1930s. Fiat Ferroviaria was the rail division of FIAT of Italy.

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FS Class E.326

The FS E.326 was a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.

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FS Class E.424

The FS E.424 is a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.

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FS Class E.428

The FS E.428 was a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.

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FS Class E.444

The FS E.444 is a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.

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FS Class E.626

The FS E.625 and E.626 are two classes of Italian electric locomotives produced for the Ferrovie dello Stato.

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FS Class E.646

The FS E.645 and E.646 are two classes of similar electric locomotives used on Italian railways.

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Gio. Ansaldo & C.

Ansaldo was one of Italy's oldest and most important engineering companies, existing for 140 years from 1853 to 1993.

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HŽ series 1061

The HŽ series 1061 is a 6-axle articulated electric locomotive series still used by Croatian Railways (hrvatske željeznice, HŽ).

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Magneti Marelli

Magneti Marelli S.p.A. is an Italian company which deals with development and manufacturing of systems, modules and high-technology components for the automotive industry.

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Magnetic flux

In physics, specifically electromagnetism, the magnetic flux (often denoted or) through a surface is the surface integral of the normal component of the magnetic field B passing through that surface.

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Marshall Plan

The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave $13 billion (approximately $130 billion in current dollar value as of August 2015) in economic support to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.

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The ohm (symbol: Ω) is the SI derived unit of electrical resistance, named after German physicist Georg Simon Ohm.

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Overhead line

An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.

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Pantograph (transport)

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 catenary wire.

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Photovoltaics (PV) is the name of a method of converting solar energy into direct current electricity using semiconducting materials that exhibit the photovoltaic effect, a phenomenon commonly studied in physics, photochemistry and electrochemistry.

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Rail transport in Italy

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.

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Railway air brake

A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.

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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.

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A relay is an electrically operated switch.

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A resistor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element.

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RS4 Codici

RS4 Codici is a train protection system used in Italy.

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Sicily (Sicilia, Old Norse: Sikiley) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea; along with surrounding minor islands, it constitutes an autonomous region of Italy officially referred to as Regione Sicilia.

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Solenoid valve

A solenoid valve is an electromechanically operated valve.

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Sulmona (Sulmo; Greek: Σουλμῶν, Soulmōn) is a city and comune of the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo, Italy, with 24,854 inhabitants.

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Tecnomasio was an Italian scientific and precision instrument company founded in the 1860s.

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Traction motor

A traction motor is an electric motor used for propulsion of a vehicle, such as an electric locomotive or electric roadway vehicle.

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Train event recorder

A train event recorder (also called On-Train Monitoring Recorder (OTMR) in the United Kingdom, Event Recorder System (ERS), Event Recorder Unit (ERU), or simply Event Recorder (ER)) is a device that records data about the operation of train controls and performance in response to those controls and other train control systems.

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Trenitalia is the primary train operator in Italy.

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The volt (symbol) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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The watt (symbol: W) is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI), named after the Scottish engineer James Watt (1736–1819).

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FS_Class_E.636

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