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421 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

42101-42110 (10 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Maximum Speed:

114km/h (71mph)

Builder:

Clyde Engineering Co. Pty Ltd

First Unit in Service:

23rd December 1965

  

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Engine Model:

GM-567C

Engine Type:

Blower Scavenged 2 Stroke

Number of Cylinders:

16

Bore & Stroke:

216mm (8 1/2") Bore / 254mm (10") Stroke

Engine RPM:

275 Idle, 835 Max

Engine Power:

1450kW (1950HP)

Available for Traction:

1340kW (1800HP)

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

640 Tonnes @ 18.1km/h (630 Tons @ 11.25mph)

Traction Generator Type:

EMD-D32

Traction Motor Type:

EMD-D67

Number of Traction Motors:

6

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

61:16

Axle Load:

18.3 Tonnes (18 Tons)

Total Weight:

110 Tonnes (108 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

3710mm (12' 2")

Bogie Centres:

10668mm (35')

Length Over Headstocks:

17630mm (57' 10")

Length Over Coupling Faces:

18920mm (62' 1/4")

Height (Max):

4230mm (13' 10 1/2")

Width (Max):

2950mm (9' 8")

  

Fuel Oil Capacity:

5455 Litres (1200 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

755 Litres (166 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

796 Litres (175 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.34 Cubic Metres (12 Cubic Feet)

  

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