SNCF Class BB 69400

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SNCF BB69400
Fret liveried 469416 leading another member of the class south of Dijon.
Type and origin
Power type Diesel
Builder France CAFL
France Alsthom
France Compagnie Électro-Mécanique
France SACM
France Fives-Lille
France Socofer (refurbishment)
Build date 1968-1971 (original)
2004-2010 (refurbishment)
Total produced 64 (2008)
 • UIC Bo-Bo
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Length 14.97 m (49 ft 1.4 in)
Fuel type Diesel
Prime mover MTU 12V 4000 R41
Engine type V12 Diesel
Traction motors 4x Alsthom TA 648 A1
Transmission Electric
Loco brake pneumatic (TDL)
Safety systems Crocodile, KVB
Performance figures
Maximum speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Power output 1,040 kW (1,390 hp)
Tractive effort 167 kN (38,000 lbf)
Operators SNCF-FRET
Class BB69400
Number in class 64
Numbers 69403-69506 (with gaps)
First run 2004
Disposition in service

The SNCF Class BB 69400 is a class of diesel locomotives. These locomotives were originally BB66400 locomotives, and were re-engined and overhauled, with their original number heightened by 3000, thus becoming the new BB69400 class.