English Electric Growl 

Classes: D Class

D Class

© English Electric Growl / Chris Stratton

New South Wales, Australia

During the early part of 2004 all the D46 class locomotives at Port Kembla were sold to South Spur Rail, with three being overhauled at Steelhaven. On September 10th 2004, D Class no. D47 was viewed at Port Kembla after overhaul waiting to be delivered to it's new owners.

© Chris Stratton

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Reclassified
2002
Reclassified by
South Spur Rail Services
Running Numbers
D47-D51
Number Reclassified
4
Locomotive Status
Status
Total
Scrapped
4
Total
4
Engine
English Electric 12CSVT MKII
Main Generator
English Electric 822/16J
Auxiliary Generator
English Electric 755
Traction Motors
English Electric 538-1A x 6
Locomotive Brakes
Air
Train Brakes
Vacuum
Wheel Arrangement
Co-Co
 
Imperial Metric
Gauge  
 4 ft 8½ in
 1435 mm
Minimum Curve  
 330 ft 0 in
 100584 mm
Length  
 57 ft 10½ in
 17640 mm
Width  
 9 ft 6 in
 2896 mm
Height  
 13 ft 8¼ in
 4172 mm
Weight  
 108 tons
 109.8 tonnes
Fuel Capacity  
 1500 Gallons
 6818 Litres
Power Rating  
 1950 / 1795 HP
 1454 / 1339 kW
Tractive Effort (Start)  
 67,000 lbs
 298 kN
Tractive Effort (Cont)  
 50,500 lbs at 12 mph
 225 kN at 19km/h
Speed  
 80 mph
 128 km/h

The history of this class will be added in the near future.

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This page was last updated on Sunday March 11th 2018