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45 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

4501-4540 (40 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Maximum Speed:

120km/h (75mph)

Builder:

Messrs. A. E. Goodwin Ltd

First Unit in Service:

5th June 1962

  

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Engine Model:

Alco 251C

Engine Type:

Turbo Supercharged 4 Stroke

Number of Cylinders:

12

Bore & Stroke:

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

Engine RPM:

400 Idle, 1000 Max

Engine Power:

1450kW (1950HP)

Available for Traction:

1340kW (1800HP)

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

650 Tonnes @ 17.7km/h (640 Tons @ 11 mph)

Traction Generator Type:

AEI 5301

Traction Motor Type:

AEI 165 or GE 752

Number of Traction Motors:

6

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

65:18

Axle Load:

18.7 Tonnes (18.4 Tons)

Total Weight:

112 Tonnes (110 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

3810mm (12' 6")

Bogie Centres:

10490mm (24' 5")

Length Over Headstocks:

16610mm (54' 6")

Length Over Coupling Faces:

17880mm (58' 8")

Height (Max):

4240mm (13' 11")

Width (Max):

2960mm (9' 8 1/2")

  

Fuel Oil Capacity:

5455 Litres (1200 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

750 Litres (165 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

955 Litres (210 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.40 Cubic Metres (14 Cubic Feet)

  

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