SNCF 040.DF

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SNCF 040.DF.1
SNCF BB 60041
SNCF 040 DF1.jpg
SNCF 040.DF.1, later BB 60041
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-hydraulic
BuilderRenault
Build date1952
Total produced1
Specifications
Configuration:
 • UICBo′Bo′
Gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Wheelbase2.600 metres (8 ft 6 38 in), truck
Pivot centres9.000 m (29 ft 6 38 in)
Length15.000 m (49 ft 2 12 in)
over Headstocks
15.960 m (52 ft 4 38 in)
over Buffers
Width2.700 m (8 ft 10 14 in)
Height3.600 m (11 ft 9 34 in)
Axle load13.375 t (13.164 long tons; 14.743 short tons)
Loco weight53.500 t (52.655 long tons; 58.974 short tons)
Fuel typeDiesel
Prime moverRenault 565, 2 off
Engine typeV12 Diesel
Cylinders12
CouplersBuffers and chain
Performance figures
Maximum speed110 km/h (68 mph)
Power output:
 • Starting2 x 425 CV (313 kW; 419 hp) =
850 CV (625 kW; 838 hp)
 • Continuous495 kW (673 CV; 664 hp)
Career
OperatorsSNCF
Class
  • 1952–62: 040.DF
  • 1962–70: BB 60040
Numbers
  • 1952–62: 040.DF.1
  • 1962–70: BB 60041
NicknamesBirgitte
Withdrawn1970
DispositionScrapped

SNCF 040.DF was a class of one prototype diesel-hydraulic locomotive built for the SNCF built in 1952 by Renault.

In 1962 it was renumbered from 040.DF.1 to BB 60041.

Like the 060.DA, it was delivered in a livery of dark green with a yellow stripe.

Diagram drawing of the 040.DF.1