BLW DIESEL MODEL DATA

Manufacturers designation VO-660 DS-4-4-660 DS-4-4-750 VO-1000 DS-4-4-1000 S-8 S-12
Truck symbol B-B B-B B-B B-B B-B B-B B-B
Truck Type AAR type "A" AAR type "A" AAR type "A" AAR type "A" AAR type "A" AAR type "A" AAR type "A"
Truck WB 8'-0" 8'-0" 8'-0" 8'-0" 8'-0" 8'-0" 8'-0"
Truck Centers 22'-06" 22'-06" 22'-06" 25'-06" 25'-06" 22'-08" 22'-08"
Coupled length of unit 45'-10" 45'-10" 46'-00" 48'-10" 46'-00" 46'-00" 46'-00"
Height from rail to CL of couplers 34" 34" 34" 34" 34" 34" 34"
Height from rail to top of cab 14'-00" 14'-00" 14'-00" 14'-00" 14'-00" 14'-00" 14'-00"
Height from rail to top walkway 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4"
Height from rail to cab floor 6'-09 1/2' 14'-00" 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2'
Height from rail to top hood 12'-03 1/8" 12'-03 1/8" 12'-03 1/8" 12'-03 1/8" 12'-03 1/8" 12'-03 1/8" 12'-03 1/8"
Length of cab 6'-00" 6'-00" 6'-00" 6'-00" 6'-00" 6'-00" 6'-00"
Width of cab 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10"
Width(max) over handrails or sidesills 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02"
Width of engine compartment outside 5'-08 1/4" 5'-08 1/4" 5'-08 1/4" 5'-08 1/4" 5'-08 1/4" 5'-08 1/4" 5'-08 1/4"
Maximum safe speed 60mph 60mph 60mph 60mph 60mph 60mph 60mph
Total weight in working order 198,500lbs 198,500lbs 203,000 lbs 240,000 lbs 240,000 lbs 198,500 lbs 240,000 lbs
Driving wheel size at tread 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40" 40"

BLW DIESEL MODEL DATA

Manufacturers designation DRS-4-4-1000 RS-12 DRS-4-4-1500 AS-16 DRS-6-4-1500 AS-416 DRS-6-6-1500 AS-616
Engine 606sc 606a 608sc 608a 608sc 608a 608sc 608a
Truck symbol B-B B-B B-B B-B A-1-A, A-1-A A-1-A, A-1-A C-C C-C
Truck Type AAR type "B" AAR type "B" AAR type "B" AAR type "B" Commonwealth Commonwealth GSC cast GSC cast
Truck WB 9'-10" 9'-10" 9'-10" 13'-00" 11'-06" 11'-06" 13'-00" 13'-00"
Truck Centers 32'-03" 32'-03" 32'-03" 32'-03" 32'-03" 32'-03" 32'-03" 32'-03"
Coupled length of unit 58'-00" 58'-00' 58'-00" 58'-00' 58'-00" 58'-00' 58'-00' 58'-00'
Height from rail to CL of couplers 34 1/2" 34 1/2" 34 1/2" 34 1/2" 34 1/2" 34 1/2" 34 1/2" 34 1/2"
Height from rail to top of cab 14'-01" 14'-01" 14'-01" 14'-00" 14'-01" 14'-01" 14'-00" 14'-00"
Height from rail to top walkway 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4" 4'-08 3/4"
Height from rail to cab floor 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2' 6'-09 1/2'
Height from rail to top of hood 12'-08 3/4" 12'-08 3/4" 12'-08 3/4" 12'-08 3/4" 12'-08 3/4" 12'-08 3/4" 12'-08 3/4" Note 1
Width of cab 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10" 9'--10"
Width(max) over handrails or sidesills 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02" 10'-02"
Width of engine compartment outside 5'-08 1/4' 5'-08 1/4' 5'-08 1/4' 5'-08 1/4' 5'-08 1/4' 5'-08 1/4' 5'-08 1/4' 5'-08 1/4'
Maximum safe speed 60 mph 60 mph 80 mph 80 mph 65 mph 65 mph 60 mph 60 mph
Total weight in working order 224,000 lbs 224,000 lbs 236,000 lbs 236,000 lbs 252,000 lbs 252,000 lbs 325,000 lbs 325,000 lbs
Driving wheel size at tread 40" 42" 42" 42" 42" 42" 42" 42"

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