TCDD DE18100

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DE18100
A Turkish DE18100 at Menemen.JPG
DE18110 at Menemen Station
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder Matériel de Traction Electrique, France
Build date 1978–
Total produced 20
Specifications
Configuration:
 • AAR A1A-A1A
 • UIC (A1A)(A1A)
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Bogies 2
Wheel diameter 1,100 mm (43 in)
Length 16.44 m (53 ft 11 in)
Width 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in)
Height 4.153 m (13 ft 8 in)
Loco weight 81 tonnes (80 long tons; 89 short tons)
Engine type Pielstick
Cylinders 12
Safety systems same as TCDD DE24000
Performance figures
Maximum speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Power output 1,320 kW (1,770 hp)
Tractive effort:
 • Starting 263kN
 • 1 hour 240kN @ 20 km/h
 • Continuous 36kN at max speed
Career
Operators Turkish State Railways
Numbers DE18101 – DE18120
Locale Izmir

TCDD DE18100 are a type of diesel-electric locomotive built for operations on Turkish State Railways by Matériel de Traction Electrique. Based on the same platform and order as the DE24000, it was a light-axle version of the locomotive, very similar to the DE18000, though with a different wheel arrangement. The units were mostly used around Izmir. They previously pulled Denizli-İzmir regional trains. Now they are used in shunting operations along with TCDD DE24000.

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