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Metro Trains Melbourne Tait
Australia | 1910 | 623 cars built
No. 381M at the Steamrail Victoria Open House in March 2020
No. 381M at the Steamrail Victoria Open House in March 2020
Michael Armistead
VariantM-T-T-MG-T-M
General
Built1910-1953
ManufacturerNewport
Axle configB-B+2-2+2-2+B-B 2-2+2-2+B-B 
Gauge5 ft 3 in (Irish broad gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length246 ft 10 in185 ft 1 1/2 in
Wheelbase50 ft
Fixed wheelbase8 ft
Empty weight332,900 lbs225,820 lbs
Adhesive weight214,160 lbs107,080 lbs
Axle load26,786 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - DC
Electric system1,500 V
Hourly power1,126 hp (840 kW)563 hp (420 kW)
Top speed50 mph
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
EMU
suburban
last changed: 09 2023
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