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Title:

42 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

4201-4206 (6 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Maximum Speed:

114km/h (71mph)

Builder:

Clyde Engineering Co. Pty Ltd

First Unit in Service:

28th November 1955

 

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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:

1300kW (1750HP)

Available for Traction:

1190kW (1600HP)

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

732 Tonnes @ 14.5km/h (720 Tons @ 9mph)

Traction Generator Type:

EMD-D12

Traction Motor Type:

EMD-D37

Number of Traction Motors:

6

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

61:16

Axle Load:

20.32 Tonnes (20 Tons)

Total Weight:

122 Tonnes (120 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

4013mm (13' 2")

Bogie Centres:

10363mm (34')

Length Over Headstocks:

17678mm (58')

Length Over Coupling Faces:

18993mm (62' 3 1/4")

Height (Max):

4267mm (14')

Width (Max):

2972mm (9' 9")

 

Fuel Oil Capacity:

6820 Litres (1500 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

750 Litres (165 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

796 Litres (175 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.45 Cubic Metres (16 Cubic Feet)

  

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Ready-to-run models of the NSWGR 42 Class loco are available from Lima in various liveries including the 4201 125th Anniversary Green and Gold, Tuscan Red and Indian Red colour schemes.

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