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South Maitland Railways SMR32, ORENSTEIN & KOPPEL (O&K) DIESEL RAIL TRACTOR - see below | by Paul Leader - Paulie's Time Off Photography
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South Maitland Railways SMR32, ORENSTEIN & KOPPEL (O&K) DIESEL RAIL TRACTOR - see below

Seen at East Greta Junction in NSW Hunter Valley. Actually came across East Greta Junction, and this little engine, by accident. One of those accidents that are good, though.

 

"SMR Pty Limited

ORENSTEIN & KOPPEL (O&K) DIESEL RAIL TRACTOR

 

The O&K is a diesel hydraulic locomotive, powered by a Deutz diesel and is designed for operation as a shunting unit.

GENERAL DATA

ModelMB7N

Factory number 26263

Year of manufacture 1963

Design type B-ie

Gauge 1435 mm

Weight 26 tonnes

Axle load 13 tonnes

Length over coupler faces 6740 mm

Height 3425 mm

Width 2900 mm

Radstand 2500 mm

Wheel diameter 900 mm

Maximum speed 32 kph

Maximum force 8600 kgf

Engine type Deutz diesel A8L714 (8 cyl)

Engine output 170hp

Output 110kw

Transmission Voith

Fuel oil capacity4 00 litres

Lubricating oil capacity 27 litres

Transmission oil capacity 63 litres

Final drive gear box oil capacity 27 litres

Sand capacity 1.270 cubic metres

 

Curriculum vitae

 

- 01/11/1964 Delivery to Stadtwerke Dusseldorf AG, Dusseldorf for KWL - Kraftwerk Lausward, Dusseldorf Hafen "2"

- 00/00/1983 at WBB - West German railway and construction materials Horst Scholtz GmbH, Hattingen (dealer)

- 00/00/1983 Josef Wallner, Bayer. Schiffahrts- & Port-GmbH, Deggendorf "2" (09.2000 a vh)

- 15/04/2000 Chung Woo Construction Co. Ltd., Inchon [ROK], for the site Kuala Lumpur [MAL] "1" (New high-speed line to the airport)

- 00/00/2010 To Abi Group Contractors, Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia (Shunting ballast wagons)

- 04/072016 To South Maitland Railways, Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia (Yard Shunting at East Greta Junction)

 

Note : A second unit (26266) was purchased by SMR for spare parts."

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Taken on October 6, 2018