24 December 2008

KTMB Shunter Class 15

Class 15
Manufactured by Electric Vulcan Foundry in Lancashire England , United Kingdom
Brought in 1948.

KTM Number range : 15101-15120
Horsepower : 350
Weight : 44 tons
Extinct : 1980
Tractive Effort : 33,500
Transmission : Electric

These powerful diesel shunters were the first diesels to operate on KTM. They soon displaced older steam types from shunting duties, and gave upwards of 40 years reliable service.

1 comment:

PJ Gomes said...

Used to see this 15 class working and organizing train formations at the Brickfields yard in the 60s