CFL Class 3600

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Class 3600
CFL 3602.jpg
3602 in Fürth on 16 September 2007.
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Le Matériel de Traction Électrique (MTE)
Build date 1958–1959
Total produced 20
Specifications
Configuration:
 • AAR B-B
 • UIC Bo′Bo′
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Wheel diameter 1,250 mm (49 in)
Length 15.2 metres (49 ft 10 in)
Axle load 21 tonnes (21 long tons; 23 short tons)
Loco weight 84 tonnes (83 long tons; 93 short tons)
Electric system(s) 25 kV 50Hz AC
Current source Pantograph
Performance figures
Maximum speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Power output 2,650 kW (3,550 hp)
Tractive effort 186 kN (42,000 lbf)
Career
Operators CFL
Class 3600
Numbers 3601–3620
Retired 2005
Disposition Disposal/Preservation

Class 3600 are a group of electric locomotives that were operated by Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (CFL). These locomotives have lost their duties to the newer class 4000s. Examples are still to be found dumped in yards awaiting their final trip for disposal. Two have been saved:

  • 3602 Bahnpark museum Augsburg, Germany
  • 3608 Esch sur Alzette

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