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Railway engines of different countries

which is a better locomotive for economics of a country?

  • diesel engines

    Votes: 14 15.6%
  • electric engines

    Votes: 76 84.4%

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hi, here are some of the different locomotives being used around the world and their technical specifications.

only posted the most popular ones among each railway

please do post about the locomotives about u know, especially the heritage and vintage ones

so am starting with the russian ones

1. EP-20( freight)

made with technical collaboration with alstom

Capable of hauling 18 coaches at 200km/hr




power supply
25 kV 50 Hz / 3 kV DC
Gauge mm
1520
Length over couplers m²
2·5
Wheel arrangement
Bo-Bo-Bo
Maximum weight tonnes
129
Wheel diameter mm
1250
One-hour motor rating kW
7200
Continuous rating kW
6000
Maximum speed km/h
160 / 200
Starting tractive effort
450 / 350
Maximum tractive effort kN
325 / 250
Train heating supply
1200 kW at 3 kV



2. 2ES10( FREIGHT)

The 2ES10 is a two unit 8 axle electric freight locomotive manufactured for RZD by Ural Locomotives, a joint venture between Siemens of Germany and Sinara Group of Russia.
Russian Railways signed an order for 221 2ES10 locomotives




gauge- 1520 mm

axle load - 25 tonnes

power- 12000 hp

top speed- 120 km/hr for 9000 tonne load

tractive effort- 780 kn

cost - 0.5 million $
 

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some american engines


1. AC6000CW

Builder GE Transportation System

Build date 1995–2001

Gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)

Wheel 42 in (1.067 m)

Length 76 ft 0 in (23.16 m)

Width 10 ft 3 in (3.12 m)

Height 16 ft 0 in (4.88 m)

weight 423,000 lb (191.9 tonnes) max

Fuel type 5,500 US gal (21,000 l; 4,600 imp gal)

Prime mover GE 7HDL16

Engine type 45° V16, four stroke cycle

Top speed 75 mph (121 km/h) (worn wheels)

Power output 6,250 hp (4,660 kW)

Tractive effort Starting: 181,000–200,000 lbf (810–890 kN)

Continuous: 166,000 lbf (740 kN) @ 11.6 mph (18.7 km/h)

Train brakes WABCO EPIC 3102 Electro-Pneumatic, others with WABCO 26L pneumatic



2. SD90MAC

Builder Electro-Motive Diesels (EMD)

Gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)

Wheel diameter 42 in (1.1 m)

Length 80 ft 2 in (24.43 m)

Locomotive weight 415,000 lb (188,000 kg)

Fuel capacity 5,000 US gal (19,000 l; 4,200 imp gal)

Sandbox capacity 40 cu ft (1.1 m3)

Prime mover EMD 16-710 G3B, EMD H-Engine

Engine RPM range 225-1000 rpm

Traction motors Six GM 1TB2630
Cylinders 16

Cylinder size 10.45 × 11.80 in (265 × 300 mm)

Power output 4,300 hp (3,210 kW) or 6,250 hp (4,660 kW)

Tractive effort small engine: 185,000 lbf (822.92 kN) starting, 147,000 lbf (653.89 kN) continuous
large engine: 200,000 lbf (889.64 kN) starting, 165,000 lbf (733.96 kN) continuous

 

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SOME INDIAN ENGINES


1. WAP 5 ( PASSENGER)

Length 18.162 m (59 ft 7.0 in)

Width 3.142 m (10 ft 3.7 in)

Height 4.237 m (13 ft 10.8 in)

Axle load 19.5 tonnes (19.2 LT; 21.5 ST)

Locomotive weight 78 tonnes (77 LT; 86 ST)

Top speed Service: 160 km/h (99 mph)

Test Runs: 184 km/h (114 mph)

Potential: 225 km/h (140 mph)

Power output 5,450 hp (4,064 kW)

Tractive effort 258 kN (58,000 lbf)





2. WAG 9

Gauge 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm)

Top speed 120 KM/HR WITH 6000 TONNES LOAD

Power output 6,350 hp (4,735 kW)

axle load 22 tonnes

tractive effort 580 kn

 

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SOME CHINESE ENGINES

1. DF4

Model DF4B
Build date 1969 -
AAR wheel arr. C-C
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Length 21,100 mm (69 ft 3 in)
Width 3,309 mm (10 ft 10.3 in)
Height 4,755 mm (15 ft 7.2 in)
Locomotive weight 138 tonnes
Engine type 16V240ZJB
Transmission electric (AC-DC)
Top speed Passenger:120 km/h (75 mph)
Freight: 100 km/h (62 mph)
Power output 2430 kW
Tractive effort Passenger:327.5 kN starting, 243 kN continuous
Freight: 435 kN starting, 324 kN continuous
Locomotive brakes straight air and dynamic
Train brakes JZ-7 air




2. HXD3B



Build date 2008–2011
Total production 500
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) Standard gauge
Wheel diameter new: 1,250 mm (49.2 in)
worn: 1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Minimum curve 300 m (984 ft)
Wheelbase in bogie: 2x1,950 mm (76.8 in)
Length 22,781 mm (74 ft 8.9 in)
Width 2,950 mm (116.1 in)
Height 4,250 mm (167.3 in)
Axle load 25 t (27.6 short tons)
Locomotive weight 150 t (165 short tons)
Electric system(s) 25 kV/50 Hz AC
Traction motors Bombardier MITRAC DR 3800 (1,600 kW (2,150 hp))
Top speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Power output 9,600 kW (12,870 hp)
Tractive effort 570 kN (128,000 lbf) starting
506 kN (114,000 lbf) continuous up to 68.2 km/h (42.4 mph)


 

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locomotives of pakistan

1. HGMU 30 ( AMERICAN ORIGIN)

The abbreviation HGMU30 stands for ‘Henschel General Motors Universal, 3000hp’. They are called Universal units because they can be used both on freight and passenger trains. These locomotives were built in 1985 at Henschel factory and Pakistan Railways owned 30 of these units from serial number 8201 to 8230. These units are also called EMDs as they were built by the Electro-motive division of General Motors.

Class of locomotive
GMU 30 (Co-Co)
Locomotive Model
GT-26-C W2
Locomotive in number
36
Locomotive Grouping
4701 to 4736
Manufacturer of Locomotive
General Motors, USA.
Date of 1st Locomotive put in Service
August 2, 1975
Length of Locomotive
68ft-2in
Number of Wheels
12

Number of Traction Mot
6
Authorized speed of the Locomotive (Km/h)
121
Weight of Locomotive in working order (t)
115
Axle load
19.2
Model of diesel engine
GM 645 E3
Diesel Engine manufacturer
EMD GENERAL MOTORS, USA
Diesel Engine Horsepower
3000
Fuel Capacity
1666 Imp. gallons
Max. Tractive Effort
78500 lbs.





2. DPU 30 ( CHINESE ORIGIN)

Class of locomotive
DPU 30 (Co-Co)
Locomotive Model
C20-7i
Locomotive in number
21
Locomotive Grouping
6101 to 6144
Manufacturer of Locomotive
Pakistan Railways, Mogulpura.
Date of 1st Locomotive put in Service
September 2002
Length of Locomotive
58’-4”
Number of Wheels
12

Number of Traction Motors
6
Authorized speed of the Locomotive (Km/h)
122
Weight of Locomotive in working order (t)
103
Axle load
17.5
Model of diesel engine
ALCO 12- 251C4
Diesel Engine manufacturer
ALCO Engine Division, USA.
Diesel Engine Horsepower
3000
Fuel Capacity
1600 Imp. gallons
Max. Tractive Effort
68000 lbs.

 

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THE MOST WIDELY USED EUROPEAN LOCOMOTIVE



EUROSPRINTER


Builder Krauss-Maffei, Siemens
Model ES 64 F *
ES 64 F4 **
ES 64 U ***
Build date 1996–2001 *
2003– **
2000– ***
Total production 170 *
100+ **
360+ ***
UIC classification Bo'Bo'
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Length 19.58 m (64 ft 3 in)
Locomotive weight 86–87 tonnes
Traction motors Four
Top speed FREIGHT 140 km/h (87 mph)
PASSENGER 230 km/h (140 mph)
Power output 6,400 kW (8,600 hp)
Tractive effort 300 kN (67,000 lbf)
Locomotive brakes Air and electric
Train brakes Air
Safety systems Sifa, PZB, ETCS, various

 

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HERE ARE SOME POPULAR STEAM ENGINES


1. DRB CLASS 52


Quantity: 7000+
Year(s) of manufacture: 1942– 1950
Retired: ČSD: 1976
Wheel arrangement: 2-10-0
Axle arrangement: 1'E h2
Type: G 56.15
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Length over buffers: 22.975 m (75.38 ft)
27.532 m (90.33 ft) (with condensing tender)
Overall wheelbase: 9.2 m (30 ft)
Service weight: 84.0 t (82.7 LT; 92.6 ST)
Service weight incl. tender: 102.7 t (101.1 LT; 113.2 ST)
Adhesive weight: 75.9 t (74.7 LT; 83.7 ST)
Top speed: 80 km/h (50 mph)
Indicated Power: 1,192 kW (1,598 hp)
Driving wheel diameter: 1.4 m (4 ft 7 in)
Leading wheel diameter: 0.85 m (2 ft 9 in)
No. of cylinders: 2
Cylinder bore: 600 mm (24 in)
Piston stroke: 660 mm (26 in)
Boiler Overpressure: 16 bar (1.6 MPa)
Grate area: 3.89 m2 (41.9 sq ft)
Evaporative heating area: 177.83 m2 (1,914.1 sq ft)
Tender service weight: 18.7 t (18.4 LT; 20.6 ST)
Water capacity: 27,000 l (5,900 imp gal; 7,100 US gal)
30,000 l (6,600 imp gal; 7,900 US gal) when using an ÖBB covered tender
Fuel: 10.0 t (9.8 LT; 11.0 ST) coal
Train heating: Steam




2. UP BIG BOY


Builder American Locomotive Company
Build date 1941 (20), 1944
Total production 25
Configuration 4-8-8-4
UIC classification (2′D)D2′ h4
Gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Leading wheel diameter 36 in (914 mm)
Driver diameter 68 in (1,727 mm)
Trailing wheel diameter 42 in (1,067 mm)
Wheelbase 72 ft 5.5 in (22.09 m)
Length Locomotive: 85 ft 3.4 in (25.99 m)
Overall: 132 ft 9¼ in (40.47 m)
Width 11 ft (3.4 m)
Height 16 ft 2½ in (4.94 m)
Weight on drivers 540,000 lb (244,939.9 kilograms)
Locomotive weight 762,000 lb (345,637.4 kilograms)
Tender weight 342,200 lb (155,219.3 kilograms) (2/3 load)
Locomotive and tender combined weight 1,250,000 lb (566,990.5 kilograms)
Fuel type Coal
Fuel capacity 30 short tons (27.2 t)
Water capacity 22,000 U.S. gal (83,000 l; 18,000 imp gal)
Boiler 95 in (2,400 mm)
Boiler pressure 300 lbf/in² (2.1 MPa)
Fire grate area 150 sq ft (14 m2)
Heating surface: Tubes and flues 5,035 sq ft (468 m2)
Heating surface: Firebox 720 sq ft (67 m2)
Heating surface: Total 5,735 sq ft (533 m2)
Superheater type Type A
Superheater area 2,043 sq ft (190 m2)
Cylinders Four
Cylinder size 23.75 × 32 in (603 × 813 mm)
Top speed 80 mph (130 km/h)
Tractive effort 135,375 lbf (602.18 kN)
Factor of adhesion 4.11





3. FLYING SCOTSMAN

Designer Sir Nigel Gresley
Builder Doncaster railway works
Build date 1923
Configuration 4-6-2
Gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter 80 inches (2.03 m) diameter
Length 70 feet (21.6 m)
Height 13 feet (4.0 m)
Locomotive weight 96.25 tons (97.54 tonnes)
Cylinders 3
Top speed 100 mph (161 km/h)
Tractive effort 29,385 lbf (13,329 kgf, 130.7 kN)
 

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MY PERSONAL FAVOURITE IS THE MAJESTIC FLYING SCOTSMAN

HOWEVER ADVANCED TODAY'S LOCOMOTIVES MAY BE,
THEY CAN NEVER MATCH UP WITH THE BEAUTY AND ROYALTY OF STEAM ENGINES.
 

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