JNR Class DF50

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DF50
JNRDF50 573 MAN.jpg
DF50-573 (date unknown)
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder Kawasaki
Mitsubishi
Hitachi
Build date 1957–1963
Total produced 138
Specifications
UIC classification Bo-Bo-Bo
Gauge 1,067 mm
Length 16,400 mm
Width 2,932 mm
Height 3,987 mm
Locomotive weight 85.1 t
Traction motors MT48 x 6
Performance figures
Maximum speed 90 km/h
Power output 1,060 hp @ 800 rpm
Career
First run 1957

The DF50 class of diesel-electric locomotives were Bo-Bo-Bo wheel arrangement locomotives operated by Japanese National Railways (JNR) in Japan.

Variants[edit]

DF50-0[edit]

Full-production batch delivered from 1957 with 8LDA25A 1,060 hp engine. 65 locomotives were built.

DF50-500[edit]

Later batch with V6V22/30MA 1,200 hp engine. 73 locomotives were built.

Preserved DF50 18 at Modern Transportation Museum in Osaka, January 2007

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