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Title:

44 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

4401-44100 (100 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Maximum Speed:

See Below

Builder:

Messrs. A. E. Goodwin Ltd

First Unit in Service:

8th July 1957

  

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Road Numbers 4401 to 4460
(with GE 731 motors)

Road Numbers 4401 to 4460
(with AEI 253 or
AEI 254 motors)

Road Numbers 4461 to 44100

Engine Model:

Alco 251B

Alco 251B

Alco 251B

Engine Type:

Turbo Supercharged 4 Stroke

Turbo Supercharged 4 Stroke

Turbo Supercharged 4 Stroke

Number of Cylinders:

12

12

12

Bore & Stroke:

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

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

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

Engine RPM:

400 Idle, 1000 Max

400 Idle, 1000 Max

400 Idle, 1000 Max

Engine Power:

1450kW (1950HP)

1450kW (1950HP)

1450kW (1950HP)

Available for Traction:

1340kW (1800HP)

1340kW (1800HP)

1340kW (1800HP)

Maximum Speed:

130km/h (80mph)

120km/h (75mph)

130km/h (80mph)

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

610 Tonnes @ 19km/h
(600 Tons @ 11 mph)

610 Tonnes @ 19km/h
(600 Tons @ 11 mph)

610 Tonnes @ 19km/h
(600 Tons @ 11 mph)

Traction Generator Type:

GE 5GT 581

GE 5GT 581

AEI 5302

Traction Motor Type:

GE 753

AEI 253 AZ or
AEI 254 AZ

AEI 254 BY

Number of Traction Motors:

6

6

6

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

89:22

92:19

76:17

Axle Load:

19 Tonnes
(18.7 Tons)

18 Tonnes
(17.7 Tons)

18.7 Tonnes
(18.4 Tons)

Total Weight:

114 Tonnes (112 Tons)

108 Tonnes (106 Tons)

112 Tonnes (110 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Co-Co

Co-Co

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

1016mm (40")

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

4190mm (13' 9")

4190mm (13' 9")

4190mm (13' 9")

Bogie Centres:

9270mm (30' 5")

9270mm (30' 5")

9270mm (30' 5")

Length Over Headstocks:

16890mm (55' 5")

16890mm (55' 5")

16890mm (55' 5")

Length Over Coupling Faces:

17805mm (58' 5")

17805mm (58' 5")

17805mm (58' 5")

Height (Max):

4216mm (13' 10")

4216mm (13' 10")

4216mm (13' 10")

Width (Max):

2845mm (9' 4")

2845mm (9' 4")

2845mm (9' 4")

  

Fuel Oil Capacity:

5455 Litres
(1200 Gallons)

5455 Litres
(1200 Gallons)

5455 Litres
(1200 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

773 Litres
(170 Gallons)

773 Litres
(170 Gallons)

773 Litres
(170 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

1000 Litres
(220 Gallons)

1000 Litres
(220 Gallons)

1000 Litres
(220 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.45 Cubic Metres
(16 Cubic Feet)

0.45 Cubic Metres
(16 Cubic Feet)

0.45 Cubic Metres
(16 Cubic Feet)

  

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