SNCF Class Y 8400

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Class Y8400
Y8502 livree arzens.jpg
Y 8502 in "Arzens" livery near Albertville
Type and origin
Power type Diesel
Builder France Arbel Fauvet Rail
Build date 1990–1995
Total produced 150
 • Whyte 0-4-0
 • UIC B
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Length 10.14 m (33 ft 3 in)
Loco weight 36 tonnes (35 long tons; 40 short tons)
Fuel type Diesel
Prime mover Poyaud V12
Engine type V12 Diesel
Transmission Hydraulic
Performance figures
Maximum speed 60 km/h (37 mph)
Power output 205 kW (275 hp)
Operators SNCF
Class Y8400
Number in class 150 (at 2005)
Numbers Y8401–Y8550

This class of small shunters has 150 members. They were delivered by Arbel Fauvet Rail in the early 1990s and seem to have been spread across France. They have the 0-4-0 ("B") wheel arrangement, 200 kW diesel engines and hydraulic transmission.


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