Da1410

Diesel locomotive

Locomotive details

  • Locomotive road number: Da 1410
  • Designed by: General Motors, Electro-Motive Division, La Grange, Illinois, USA
  • Built by: General Motors Diesel Ltd., London, Ontario, Canada
  • Date Built: 1955.
  • Builders Number: A800
  • Builders Model: G12U6
  • GMDL Order Number: C-194-11
  • Date entered NZGR service: November 1955
  • Was one of the first NZR locomotives painted in the "fruit salad" paint scheme during early 1978. Renumbered to DA 126 with the introduction of TMS numbering system in 1979
  • Written off NZRC books: April 1988, with ownership transferred to Steam Inc.
  • Began excursion operation (along with DA 345) in September 1988
  • Current status: Stored after being returned from GVR. – Non operational.
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  • Wheel Arrgt: A1A-A1A with EMD "flexi-coil" truck
  • Driving Wheel Dia: 40 inches
  • Idler Wheel Dia: 33 inches
  • Engine: EMD 12-567C
  • Horsepower (engine): 1425hp at 835 rpm
  • Horsepower (traction): 1310hp (input to main generator)
  • Main Generator: EMD D12
  • Traction Motors: EMD D19
  • Air Compressor: Air cooled Gardner-Denver model WXO
  • Air Brake Schedule: WABCO 6SL
  • Total Weight: 80.5 tonnes
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 660 Imp. Gals
  • Water Capacity: 170 Imp. Gals
  • Length Over Pulling Faces: 46 feet 3 inches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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