TU6 diesel locomotive

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Тепловоз ТУ-6А узкоколейной железной дороги с вагонами.jpg
TU6A - Peat railway
Type and origin
Power type Diesel
Builder Kambarka Engineering Works
Build date 1973–1988
Total produced 3,915
 • 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 8,490 mm (334 14 in)
Width 2,550 mm (100 38 in)
Height 3,515 mm (138 38 in)
Axle load 3.5 t (3.4 long tons; 3.9 short tons)
Loco weight 14 t (14 long tons; 15 short tons)(?)
Fuel type Diesel
Prime mover ЯАЗ-204А
Transmission mechanical
Performance figures
Maximum speed 50 km/h (31 mph)
Power output 127 hp (95 kW)
Class  RUS - ТУ6А
 Latvia - ТУ6А
 Estonia - ТУ6А
 Belarus - ТУ6А
 Ukraine - ТУ6А
 Lithuania - ТУ6А

TU6 (ТУ6) is a Soviet narrow gauge diesel locomotive for the track gauge of 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in).


The first TU6A was built in 1973 at the Kambarka Engineering Works. 3,915 TU6A locomotives were produced until 1988. The locomotives were used on many narrow gauge railways to move cargo as well as passenger trains. The cab is equipped with efficient heat-system, radio-set and air conditioning.[1]

Series locomotives[edit]

The diesel locomotive TU6A (ТУ6А) has been used as the basis of three other locomotives:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "TU6A diesel locomotives" (in Russian).

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