TU4 diesel locomotive

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TU4
TU4 diesel locomotive with number 2720.jpg
Type and origin
Power type Diesel
Builder Kambarka Engineering Works
Build date 1962 - 1974
Specifications
Configuration:
 • UIC B'B'
Gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)
1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Wheel diameter 600 mm (23.62 in)
Minimum curve 40 m (131.23 ft)
Length 8,400 mm (27 ft 6 34 in)
Width 2,650 mm (8 ft 8 38 in)
Height 3,295 mm (10 ft 9 34 in)
Axle load 4 t (3.9 long tons; 4.4 short tons)
Loco weight 17.1 t (16.8 long tons; 18.8 short tons)(?)
Fuel type Diesel
Prime mover У1Д6-250ТК
Transmission hydraulic
Performance figures
Maximum speed 50 km/h (31 mph)
Power output 250 hp (190 kW)
Career
Class  RUS - ТУ4
 Belarus - ТУ4
 Ukraine - ТУ4
 Estonia - ТУ4
 Lithuania - ТУ4
 Sweden - TU4
 Finland - TU4
 Latvia - ТУ4

TU4 (ТУ4) is a Soviet narrow gauge diesel locomotive for the track gauge of 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in).

History[edit]

The first TU4 was built in 1962 at the Kambarka Engineering Works. 3210 TU4 locomotives were produced until 1974. The locomotives were used on many narrow gauge railways to move cargo as well as passenger trains.[1]

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