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47 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

4701-4720 (20 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Maximum Speed:

113km/h (70mph)

Builder:

A. Goninan & Co

First Unit in Service:

22nd September 1972

  

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Engine Model:

Caterpillar D339

Engine Type:

Turbo Supercharged 4 Stroke

Number of Cylinders:

16 (V Formation)

Bore & Stroke:

158.75mm (6 1/4") Bore / 203mm (8") Stroke

Engine RPM:

650 Idle, 1300 Max

Engine Power:

840kW (1125HP)

Available for Traction:

746kW (1000HP)

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

497 Tonnes @ 13km/h (490 Tons @ 8 mph)

Traction Alternator Type:

Hitachi HI-508-Ar

Traction Motor Type:

Hitachi HS-366-Ar

Number of Traction Motors:

6

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

80:15

Axle Load:

14.2 Tonnes (14 Tons)

Total Weight:

85.3 Tonnes (84 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

3700mm (12' 1 1/2")

Bogie Centres:

8550mm (28' 7")

Length Over Headstocks:

14000mm (45' 11 1/4")

Length Over Coupling Faces:

15270mm (50' 1 1/4")

Height (Max):

4200mm (13' 9 3/8")

Width (Max):

2834mm (9' 4 1/2")

  

Fuel Oil Capacity:

3300 Litres (725 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

416 Litres (91.5 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

600 Litres (132 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.44 Cubic Metres (16 Cubic Feet)

  

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