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Indian Railways class WDS-5
India | 1967 | 21 produced
Eastern Railway WDS-6R No. 36217 in April 2011 at Howrah
Eastern Railway WDS-6R No. 36217 in April 2011 at Howrah
Smeet Chowdhury / Empty Poorva Express
ManufacturerDLW, Central Railway Loco Workshop, Parel
Axle configC-C 
Gauge5 ft 6 in (Indian broad gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length54 ft 2 1/2 in
Fixed wheelbase6 ft 11 in
Service weight277,782 lbs
Adhesive weight277,782 lbs
Axle load46,297 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed68 mph
Starting effort69,446 lbf
EngineALCO 251-D
Engine type6-cyl. diesel
Fuel1,321 us gal (diesel)
Engine output1,065 hp (794 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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