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Japanese National Railways class DD51
Japan | 1962 | 649 produced
DD51 1803 in 2007 as a work train locomotive
DD51 1803 in 2007 as a work train locomotive
Tennen-Gas
Variant1-1920-53, series 500series 800
General
Built1962-1978
ManufacturerHitachi, Kawasaki, Mitsubishi
Axle configB-2-B 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length59 ft 0 11/16 in
Service weight185,188 lbs171,960 lbs
Adhesive weight132,277 lbs123,459 lbs
Axle load33,069 lbs30,865 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-hydraulic
Top speed59 mph
Starting effort37,093 lbf
EngineDML61SDML61Z
Engine type2x V12 diesel
Engine output1,990 hp (1,484 kW)2,190 hp (1,633 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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passenger
freight
last changed: 09 2023
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