Locomotive Class 20

Locomotive Class 20

1990

These locomotives manufactured by English Electric were purchased by CFD in England to operate them on the Autun network. With a power of 900 horsepower and operating in multiple units, they have been used for many years to handle wood or quarry material trains.

English technology in the heart of France

The original braking system had to be modified to meet SNCF standards to the great regret of the drivers who had been able to appreciate the precision and flexibility of British braking for a few months.

Passage of a train driven by a class 20 at Saulieu
Passage of a train driven by a class 20 at Saulieu

General characteristics

Diagram Class 20
Diagram Class 20

Characteristics Class 20

Characteristics Class 20
FeaturesValues
Total weight73 tonnes
Longueur14259
Bogie pivot spacing7315
Bogie wheelbase2591
Wheel diameters1090
Maximum speed80 km/h
Diesel ENGLISH ELECTRIC735 kw at 850 rpm
Generator ENGLISH ELECTRIC
Traction engines ENGLISH ELECTRIC158.2 kw

Power curve

Traction curve class 20
Traction curve class 20

Special features

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