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New York Central S-Motor
originally T-Motor
United States | 1904 | 47 produced
No. 6000
No. 6000
„The Street railway journal”

After steam locomotives were banned from operating in the Park Avenue Tunnel in New York City, the New York Central procured the world's first mass-produced electric locomotives. Until the introduction of the T-Motors in 1913, they handled all traffic. After a derailment, the carrying axles were replaced with two-axle bogies. They were used in front of local trains and to provide empty trains until the 1970s.

VariantT-Motorrebuilt S-1, S,2rebuilt S-2aS-3
Axle config1-D-1 2-D-2 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length39 ft 0 in37 ft 0 in43 ft 2 in
Service weight190,000 lbs228,000 lbs224,000 lbs242,000 lbs
Adhesive weight139,800 lbs148,000 lbs140,000 lbs150,000 lbs
Axle load34,950 lbs37,000 lbs35,000 lbs37,500 lbs
Power sourceelectric - DC
Electric system660 V
Hourly power2,200 hp (1,641 kW)
Continuous power1,695 hp (1,264 kW)
Top speed60 mph
Starting effort37,000 lbf
Power Plant
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
third rail
last changed: 02/2023

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