JR Freight Class DF200
DF200-7, June 2007
|Builder||Kawasaki Heavy Industries|
|Gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Wheel diameter||910 mm (3 ft 0 in)|
|Length||19,600 mm (64 ft 4 in)|
|Width||2,944 mm (9 ft 7.9 in)|
|Height||4,078 mm (13 ft 4.6 in)|
|Locomotive weight||96 t|
|Maximum speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
|Power output||3,400 hp @ 1,800 rpm
3,600 hp @ 1,800 rpm (DF200-50/100)
|Tractive effort||33,390 kgf|
|Operator(s)||JR Freight, JR Kyushu|
|Number in class||49 (as of 15 October 2013)|
As of 1 April 2012, 49 DF200s were operated by JR Freight, all based at Washibetsu Depot.
Full-production batch delivered from 1994. Red "JRF" logos were later replaced by white logos. 12 locomotives were built.
Batch built from March 2000 with Komatsu SDA12V170-1 diesel engines in place of the earlier MTU engines. External changes include grey front-end skirts, white "JRF" logos, and "Red Bear Eco Power" logos. 13 locomotives were built.
Seven Stars in Kyushu locomotive
A dedicated Class DF200-7000 diesel locomotive was built in 2013 for JR Kyushu's Seven Stars in Kyushu luxury excursion train. Built specially for use in Kyushu and finished in a deep maroon livery, the locomotive was built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Kobe, and delivered in July 2013.
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- "ななつ星の機関車完成、いざ九州へ" [Seven Stars locomotive completed and delivered to Kyushu]. Yomiuri Online (in Japanese). Japan: The Yomiuri Shimbun. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
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