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43 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

4301-4306 (6 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Maximum Speed:

114km/h (71mph)

Builder:

Australian Electrical Industries Pty Ltd

First Unit in Service:

26th September 1956

  

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Engine Model:

Alco 244

Engine Type:

Turbo Supercharged 4 Stroke

Number of Cylinders:

12 (V Formation)

Bore & Stroke:

228mm (9") Bore / 267mm (10 1/2") Stroke

Engine RPM:

350 Idle, 1000 Max, 1100-1120 Over Speed

Engine Power:

1305kW (1750HP)

Available for Traction:

1193kW (1600HP)

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

561 Tonnes @ 17km/h (550 Tons @ 11 mph)

Traction Generator Type:

GE 5GT 581

Traction Motor Type:

GE 761

Number of Traction Motors:

6

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

93:18

Axle Load:

17.8 Tonnes (17 Tons)

Total Weight:

107.6 Tonnes (105 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

4190mm (13' 9")

Bogie Centres:

8763mm (28' 9")

Length Over Headstocks:

16414mm (53' 10 1/4")

Length Over Coupling Faces:

17278mm (56' 8 1/4")

Height (Max):

4196mm (13' 9 3/16")

Width (Max):

2910mm (9' 7")

  

Fuel Oil Capacity:

5184 Litres (1165 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

743 Litres (167 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

925 Litres (208 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.63 Cubic Metres (22 Cubic Feet)

  

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