English Electric Growl 

Classes: ZP class

ZP class

© English Electric Growl / Benjamin Dix

Tasmania. Australia

The two former ZB class locos that were rebuilt in the 1990s to ZR or ZP classes are seen together crossing the brick built section of the Longford Viaduct. ZP class no. 2100 and ZR class no. 2101 were seen in December 1998

© Benjamin Dix

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Reclassified
1996
Reclassified by
TasRail, East Tamar Junction Workshops, Launceston, Tasmania.
Running Numbers
ZP1, 2100
Number Reclassified
1
Locomotive Status
Status
Total
Withdrawn
1
Total
1
Engine
English Electric 12CSVT MKIII
Main Alternator
Toyo Denki TY WD 10314
Auxiliary Alternator
Toyo Denki TY CD 344A-1A
Traction Motors
English Electric 548 x 6
Locomotive Brakes
Air, Rheostatic.
Train Brakes
Air
Wheel Arrangement
Co-Co
 
Imperial Metric
Gauge  
 3 ft 6 in
 1067 mm
Minimum Curve  
 264 ft 0 in
 80467 mm
Length  
 52 ft 9 in
 15697 mm
Width  
 9 ft 3 in
 2820 mm
Height  
 12 ft 3½ in
 3747 mm
Weight  
 96 tons
 97.5 tonnes
Fuel Capacity  
 1200 Gallons
 5455 Litres
Power Rating  
 2640 / 2350 HP
 1970 /1753 kW
Tractive Effort (Start)  
 77,950 lbs
 347 kN
Tractive Effort (Cont)  
 50,400 lbs at 14½ mph
 276 kN at 23 km/h
Speed  
 60 mph
 96 km/h
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