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South African class 36-200
| 1980 | 107 produced
36-230 in front of 36-214 in August 2006 in Durban
36-230 in front of 36-214 in August 2006 in Durban
Col André Kritzinger
ManufacturerGeneral Motors South Africa, GM-Astarsa
Axle configB-B 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length46 ft 3 7/8 in
Wheelbase32 ft 5 15/16 in
Service weight158,733 lbs
Adhesive weight158,733 lbs
Axle load40,234 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed56 mph
Starting effort39,566 lbf
EngineEMD 8-645E
Engine typeV8 diesel
Fuel594 us gal (diesel)
Engine output1,140 hp (850 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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