Time to leave Rijeka and head north towards Sweden.
It was further developed, debugged and series produced in the Ganz factory and operated by MÁV in Hungary. A total of 379 locomotives were built between 1963 and 1982 to replace the MÁV Class V40 and MÁV Class V60, as well as the widespread Class 424 steam locomotives. Nickname of the classic V43 1000 series is Szili (because it has silicon Semiconductor); V43 2000 series is Papagáj (Parrot - because of the painting); V43 3000 series is Cirmos (Tabby - also because of the painting). Initially the ones produced in Germany, could operate on 16 kV AC supply as well."