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South African class 18E
South Africa | 2000 | 725 produced
18 843 in September 2015 at Warrenton
18 843 in September 2015 at Warrenton
Col André Kritzinger
ManufacturerUnion Carriage & Wagon, Transwerk, Transnet Engineering
Axle configB-B 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length50 ft 10 in
Wheelbase37 ft 0 1/16 in
Fixed wheelbase11 ft 3 1/16 in
Service weight196,000 lbs
Adhesive weight196,000 lbs
Axle load49,000 lbs
Power sourceelectric - DC
Electric system3,000 V
Hourly power3,342 hp (2,492 kW)
Continuous power3,020 hp (2,252 kW)
Top speed70 mph
Starting effort69,916 lbf
Power Plant
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
last changed: 08 2023

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