Chinese Rail DF4
|Build date||1969 - 1984|
|AAR wheel arr.||Co-Co|
|Gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 81⁄2 in)|
|Length||21,100 mm (69 ft 3 in)|
|Width||3,309 mm (10 ft 10.3 in)|
|Height||4,755 mm (15 ft 7.2 in)|
|Locomotive weight||138 tonnes|
|Prime mover||16V240ZJ & 16V240ZJA|
|Top speed||Passenger:120 km/h (75 mph)
Freight:100 km/h (62 mph)
|Power output||2,650 kW (3,550 hp)|
|Tractive effort||Passenger: 327.500 kN (73,625 lbf) starting,
243.000 kN (54,629 lbf) continuous
Freight: 435.000 kN (97,792 lbf) starting,
324.000 kN (72,838 lbf) continuous
|Locomotive brakes||Straight air and dynamic|
|Train brakes||JZ-7 Air|
|Locale||People's Republic of China|
Chinese Rail DF4 is a kind of diesel locomotive used in China. It was built by Dalian Locomotive & Rolling Stock Works. It has been in production since 1969 and is still produced as of 1984.
Models[change | change source]
DF4[change | change source]
The first DF4 was built in 1969 in Dalian. The first 108 locomotives used the 16V240ZJ engine. It took seven years to build all 108 locomotives of this type.
DF4A[change | change source]
The DF4A used an improved engine, the 16V240ZJA. Production started in 1976 and lasted until 1984.
Manufacturers[change | change source]
DF4s have been manufactured by several companies:
- CSR Ziyang Locomotive Works (DF4A:3001~3042)
- Dalian Locomotive & Rolling Stock Works(DF4A:0001~0771,2001~2031)
References[change | change source]
- Class Profiles : DF4, DF4A, DF4B Class Co'-Co' DE, railography.co.uk.