The reference for locomotives and railcars
South African class 9E
South Africa | 1978 | 31 produced
E9023 in November 2014 at Saldanha
E9023 in November 2014 at Saldanha
Col. André Kritzinger
ManufacturerGeneral Electric, Union Carriage & Wagon
Axle configC-C 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length69 ft 3 15/16 in
Wheelbase53 ft 5 5/16 in
Fixed wheelbase12 ft 11 1/8 in
Service weight366,628 lbs
Adhesive weight366,628 lbs
Axle load61,729 lbs
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system50,000 V 50 Hz
Hourly power5,552 hp (4,140 kW)
Continuous power5,150 hp (3,840 kW)
Top speed56 mph
Starting effort128,141 lbf
Power Plant
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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