Wednesday, May 18, 2016

DJ Class Locomotive

DJ Class Locomotive. Dunedin Station. NZ

With boldness we move
Carrying your cargo
Under a guiding hand


Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Build date 1968 - 1969
Specifications
UIC classification Bo-Bo-Bo
Gauge 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
Length 14.1 metres (46 ft 3 in)
Axle load 10.66 tonnes (10.49 long tons; 11.75 short tons)
Weight on drivers 64.0 tonnes (63.0 long tons; 70.5 short tons)
Locomotive weight 64.0 tonnes (63.0 long tons; 70.5 short tons)
Prime mover Caterpillar D398
Engine RPM range 1300 rpm
Engine type V12 Diesel engine
Traction motors Six
Cylinders 12
Cylinder size 159 mm × 203 mm (6.3 in × 8.0 in)
Performance figures
Maximum speed 97 km/h (60 mph)
Power output 672 kW (901 hp)
Tractive effort 128 kN (29,000 lbf)
Career
Number in class 64
Number(s) 1200 - 1263 (original)
3009 - 3689 (TMS)
Locale South Island
First run 1968 - 1969
Retired 1986 - 1991
Current owner Dunedin Railways (8)
Mainline Steam Heritage Trust (2)
Disposition 54 scrapped
9 preserved ~ Bernard

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