loco-info.com
The reference for locomotives and railcars
Navigation
Random
Search
Compare
Settings
South African class 9E
South Africa | 1978 | 31 produced
E9023 in November 2014 at Saldanha
E9023 in November 2014 at Saldanha
Col. André Kritzinger
General
Built1978-1983
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
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
Boiler
Calculated Values
electric locomotive
freight
last changed: 09 2023
loading...

We use cookies to save the following settings:

  • selected navigation structure
  • selected language
  • preferred units
  • spelling of railway company names

If you refuse the use of cookies, the settings will only be retained for the current session and will be reset to the default values the next time you visit the site.

Display of units

Here you can set the desired unit system for the technical data.

  • Metric: Lengths in meters, weights in tonnes, and volumes in cubic meters
  • Imperial (UK): Lengths in feet/inches, weights in long tons and volumes in imperial gallons
  • Imperial (US): Lengths in feet/inches, weights in pounds, and volumes in US gallons
  • Individual: Depends on the country of origin of each locomotive
Operator names

Here you can set the display of railway company names.

  • Short: Abbreviation or short form of the name
  • Standard: commonly used name, partially translated to English
  • Complete: full name in local language