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Soviet Railways series ВЛ60
Soviet Union | 1957 | 2,618 produced
ВЛ60<sup>П</sup><sub>К</sub>-1872 in November 2014 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan
ВЛ60ПК-1872 in November 2014 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan
motowoz
VariantВЛ60 first seriesВЛ60 last seriesВЛ60ПВЛ60К, Р
General
Built1957-1967
ManufacturerNowotscherkassk
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 11 13/16 in (Russian broad gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length68 ft 2 7/8 in
Wheelbase49 ft 2 9/16 in
Fixed wheelbase15 ft 1 1/8 in
Service weight304,238 lbs284,396 lbs304,238 lbs
Adhesive weight304,238 lbs284,396 lbs304,238 lbs
Axle load50,706 lbs47,399 lbs50,706 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system25,000 V 50 Hz
Hourly power5,206 hp (3,882 kW)6,437 hp (4,800 kW)5,552 hp (4,140 kW)5,206 hp (3,882 kW)
Continuous power4,538 hp (3,384 kW)5,431 hp (4,050 kW)4,787 hp (3,570 kW)4,538 hp (3,384 kW)
Top speed68 mph81 mph62 mph
Starting effort50,357 lbf40,690 lbf70,815 lbf
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
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last changed: 08 2023
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