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Title:

48 Class Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Class Numbers:

4801-48165 (165 Units)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Maximum Speed:

120km/h (75mph)

Builder:

Messrs. A. E. Goodwin Ltd

First Unit in Service:

2nd September 1959

  

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Road Numbers
4801 to 4845

Road Numbers
4846 to 4885

Road Numbers
4886 to 48165

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:

6

6

6

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:

375 Idle, 1025 Max

375 Idle, 1025 Max

375 Idle, 1025 Max

Engine Power:

780kW (1050HP)

780kW (1050HP)

780kW (1050HP)

Available for Traction:

710kW (950HP)

710kW (950HP)

710kW (950HP)

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

457 Tonnes @ 13km/h (450 Tons @ 8 mph)

457 Tonnes @ 13km/h (450 Tons @ 8 mph)

457 Tonnes @ 13km/h (450 Tons @ 8 mph)

Traction Generator Type:

GE 5GT 584

AEI TG 3602

AEI TG 3602

Traction Motor Type:

GE 761

GE 761

AEI 253 CT

Number of Traction Motors:

6

6

6

Traction Motor Gear Ratio:

92:19

92:19

92:19

Axle Load:

12 Tonnes (12.3 Tons)

12 Tonnes (12.3 Tons)

13 Tonnes (12.8 Tons)

Total Weight:

75 Tonnes (74 Tons)

75 Tonnes (74 Tons)

78 Tonnes (76.6 Tons)

Wheel Arrangement:

Co-Co

Co-Co

Co-Co

Wheel Diameter:

1016mm (40")

1016mm (40")

1016mm (40")

Bogie Wheelbase:

3660mm (12')

3660mm (12')

3660mm (12')

Bogie Centres:

8535mm (28')

8535mm (28')

8535mm (28')

Length Over Headstocks:

13490mm (44' 3")

13490mm (44' 3")

13490mm (44' 3")

Length Over Coupling Faces:

14760mm (48' 5")

14760mm (48' 5")

14760mm (48' 5")

Height (Max):

4270mm (14')

4270mm (14')

4270mm (14')

Width (Max):

2970mm (9' 9")

2970mm (9' 9")

2970mm (9' 9")

  

Fuel Oil Capacity:

2270 Litres
(500 Gallons)

2270 Litres
(500 Gallons)

3185 Litres
(700 Gallons)

Lubricating Oil Capacity:

530 Litres
(116 Gallons)

530 Litres
(116 Gallons)

530 Litres
(116 Gallons)

Cooling Water Capacity:

410 Litres
(90 Gallons)

410 Litres
(90 Gallons)

410 Litres
(90 Gallons)

Sand Capacity:

0.28 Cubic Metres
(10 Cubic Feet)

0.28 Cubic Metres
(10 Cubic Feet)

0.28 Cubic Metres
(10 Cubic Feet)

  

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