JNR Class EH10

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EH10
JNR EH10 16.png
EH10 16
Specifications
Power type Electric
Builder Toshiba, Kawasaki, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hitachi
Build date 1954-1957
UIC classification Bo-Bo+Bo-Bo
Gauge 1,067 mm
Length 22,500 mm
Width 2,800 mm
Height 3,960 mm
Locomotive weight 116 tons
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Traction motors DC
Top speed 110 km/h
Power output 2,530 kW
Tractive effort 191.0 kN
Career
Railroad(s) Japanese National Railways
Number in class 64
Disposition All withdrawn

The EH10 class of electric locomotives were Bo-Bo+Bo-Bo wheel arrangement two-unit DC freight locomotives operated by Japanese National Railways in Japan.

The exterior was designed by industrial designer Masao Hagiwara.

The EH10 was used for 1,200 tonne freight trains on the Tōkaidō Main Line between Tokyo (Shiodome) and Osaka (Umeda).

Preserved examples[edit]

One example, EH10 61, is preserved at Higashi-Awaji Minami Park in Osaka.

Preserved EH10 61, August 2005

Models[edit]

The EH10 is available in model form in N gauge from Kato.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Inoue, Kōichi (1999). 国鉄機関車事典 (JNR Locomotive Guide) (in Japanese). Japan: Man to Man Books. pp. 100–101. ISBN 4-381-10338-6.