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Title:

40 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

4001-4020 (20 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

A1A-A1A

Maximum Speed:

120km/h (75mph)

Builder:

Montreal Loco Works, Canada

First Unit in Service:

30th November 1951

 

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Engine Model:

Alco 244

Engine Type:

Turbo Supercharged 4 Stroke

Number of Cylinders:

12 (V Formation)

Bore & Stroke:

229mm (9") Bore / 267mm (10 1/2") Stroke

Engine RPM:

350 Idle, 1000 Max, 1100-1120 Over Speed

Engine Power:

1305kW (1750HP)

Available for Traction:

11230kW (1650HP)

Max Load and Speed:
(on a 1 in 40 Grade)

406 Tonnes @ 24km/h (400 Tons @ 15mph)

Traction Generator Type:

GE 5GT 581 PA2

Traction Motor Type:

GE 753

Number of Traction Motors:

4

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

65:18

Axle Load:

18.87 Tonnes (18.5 Tons)

Total Weight:

113 Tonnes (111 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

A1A-A1A

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

3305mm (11')

Bogie Centres:

???

Length Over Headstocks:

15850mm (52')

Length Over Coupling Faces:

17250mm (56' 7 1/4")

Height (Max):

4280mm (14' 9/16")

Width (Max):

3025mm (9' 11 1/8")

 

Fuel Oil Capacity:

5455 Litres (1200 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

746 Litres (164 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

986 Litres (217 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.79 Cubic Metres (28 Cubic Feet)

 

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