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May 13 2013 (13:22)
Locomotives

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WDM1 LOCOMOTIVES

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HISTORY OF LOCOMOTIVES IN INDIA - 1
WDM1 LOCOMOTIVES
The very first diesel mainline locomotives in India, part of ALCO’s DL500 World Series locomotives... Classic American “butch” good looks with only one forward cab which necessitated a lot of turntables...
It was relatively underpowered by today’s standards but powered most of the first dieseled expresses in India. All were imported fully built, and some
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were in service until 2000.
Today all are withdrawn and most are scrapped, though many of the same kind are still in service in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc
* Supplied by ALCO, USA, all imported
* 12-Cylinder 4-Stroke Turbocharged Diesel
* Rated Power Output: 1900 hp
* Production Period: 1957 to 1959
* Number Produced: 100
* Top (Rated) Speed: 100 kph
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