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Henschel AA12
Egypt | 1960 | 70 produced
AA12, still in winterly Germany
AA12, still in winterly Germany

After the classes KK16 and AA16, the Egyptian National Railways ordered another 70 diesel locomotives from Henschel, which were again built under license from EMD. They were to be used for light passenger service and were therefore designed with a lower weight. The 567 series engine here had twelve cylinders and delivered 1,425 hp. In this case, four axles were enough, all of which were powered. Since high speeds were not used in lighter service, the maximum speed of 100 km/h was even lower than that of the KK16 freight locomotive. With a total length of almost 19 meters, these locomotives were the shortest of their sister series.

Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length62 ft 2 15/16 in
Service weight194,007 lbs
Adhesive weight194,007 lbs
Axle load48,502 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed62 mph
EngineEMD 12-567 C
Engine type12-cyl. diesel
Engine output1,408 hp (1,050 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 02/2022

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