Bulletin: BR243DR / BR143

BR243DR / BR143

In the late 1970s DR in German Democratic Republic ordered an multi-purpose electric loco. 646 units were produced. The four motor BR 243 (renumbered for BR 143 in 1994) reaches a maximum speed of 120 km/h. In Western Germany 143 successfully replaced worn out electrics BR 140/141 and 110 in commuter service.

Key Function Soundslots Volume CVs Volume value
Lightfront light on/off
F1sound on/off2, 18267, 395128, 25
F3short airhorn signal16379128
F4motor fan529195
F6acceleration/brake time, shunting mode/shunting speed
F7curve squeal on/off15371128
F9compressed air let off932390
F10conductor's signal10331115
F11coupler clank831570
F12sanding valve1133932
F13locomotive brake release/set1335540
F14station announcement #17307128
F15station announcement #24283128
F16open/close door12347110
F17rail clank sound on/off17387128
F18train brake release/set2041140
F19motor fan off
F20radio communication #114363105
F21radio communication #219403105
F22radio communication #321419105
F23radio communication #422427105
F24hand brake set/release2444380
F25sound fader
F26disable brake squeal sound