English Electric Growl 

Classes: D Class

D Class

© English Electric Growl / Geoff Taylor

Western Australia

K Class no. D51 hauls a container train through the Belfield area of Sydney on November 30th 2006

© Geoff Taylor

  • Overview
  • Status
  • Equipment
  • Specifications
  • History
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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