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Romanian Railway series 060 DA (Electroputere LDE 2100)
Bulgarian State Railway class 06
Romania | 1959 | 1,766 produced
060DA-2306 of Polish operator PTKiGK Zabrze in July 2006
060DA-2306 of Polish operator PTKiGK Zabrze in July 2006
Tomasz Górny

In 1959, the Romanian State Railways received six diesel-electric locomotives built in Switzerland. The mechanical part came from SLM, the electrical part from BBC and the engine from Sulzer. In 1960, Electroputere in Romania started license production and until 1993 they manufactured a total of 2,490 units. The CFR only procured locomotives of this type up to 1981 and received a little more than 1,400 units. About 400 each went to the state railways of Poland and China. At the very end of the production period, orders were only received from private railways. The 060 DA1 variant had a modified gear ratio for 120 km/h.

Variant060 DA060 DA1
General
Built1959-1993
ManufacturerSLM, Sulzer, BBC, Electroputere
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length55 ft 9 5/16 in
Fixed wheelbase13 ft 5 7/16 in
Empty weight240,745 lbs
Service weight256,177 lbs
Adhesive weight256,177 lbs
Axle load42,681 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed62 mph75 mph
Starting effort70,590 lbf60,474 lbf
EngineSulzer 12LDA28
Engine type12-cyl. diesel
Fuel1,289 us gal (diesel)
Engine output2,073 hp (1,546 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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freight
passenger
last changed: 03/2023
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