NSW 42 Class Indian Red Austerity EMD

NSW 42 Class Indian Red Austerity EMD

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NSWGR 42 class built by Clyde Engineering, Granville.

  • Electromotive Diesel A7, later model A16C
  • Power unit EMD16-567C, V16
  • Generator EMD D12
  • Traction motors 6 x EMD D37
  • Power output for traction 1600hp (gross 1800hp)
  • Tractive effort (continuous) 61,250lb
  • Max speed 71mph (114kph)
  • Weight 120t

There were six locomotives in the class and they were delivered over a period of nine months:

  1. 4201 (s/no 55-74) November 1955
  2. 4202 (s/no 55-75) December 1955
  3. 4203 (s/no 55-79) January 1956
  4. 4204 (s/no 56-87) March 1956
  5. 4205 (s/no 56-92) May 1956
  6. 4206 (s/no 56-100) August 1956

Only three colour schemes were originally applied:

  • Indian Red with red lining
  • two painted in Indian Red Austerity (no red lining)
  • one painted in the 125th Anniversary of NSW Railways colours of green and yellow.