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The specification of various types of tower car is given below:

 
DescriptionMark-IIMark-IIIMark-IVDHTC/JMP

RDSO Specification No.

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C-8309

ETI/OHE/58 (12/93)

Drg. no. DHTC/J-9- 0-001

Track Gauge (mm)

1676

1676

1676

1676

Length of car (mm)

6096

8500

8500

21027

Width of car (mm)

3068

3200

3200

3245

Floor height of car from rail level (mm)

1235

1300

1300

1287

Roof height of car from rail level (mm)

3661

3620

3620

3886

Tare weight (Tonne)

8.6

22/24.5

22/24.5

56.8

Axle load (Tonne)

6

16

16

16

Pay load (Tonne)

3.4

10/6

10/6

12

Wheel base (mm)

3252

6100

6100

2896

Wheel dia (mm) [with LB spring suspension (RDSO SK-89068) (mm) with coil spring suspension (RDSO SK-K-0042) for M-IVonly]

762

952

952/915

952

Wheel dia (mm) - condemning

715

852

Min clearance above rail level in tare condition (mm)

102

153

Maximum speed (kmph)

40

60

75

110

Minimum radius of curvature (meter)

175

175

175

Maximum super elevation (meter)

165

185

185

Maximum wind pressure (kg/sq.meter)

200

200

Pantograph ((RDSO SK.EL-970)

AM 12 type

AM 12 type

AM 12 type

AM 12 type

Lifting cum swiveling platform

JMP/OHE/ M3/RC-001

JMP/OHE/ M3/RC-001

Hydraulic operated

Brake system

Vacuum

Air brake

Air brake

Air brake

Continuous running on level track at Maximum speed (75 kmph) - (Hours)

4

4

Continuous running on Up & Down gradient at 40 kmph speed (Hours)

4

4

Speed with swiveling platform in fully raised condition (kmph)

10

10

Speed in flood water 203 mm above rail level (kmph)

10

10

Power pack specification no.

RDSO  MP.0.0800.06

RDSO  MP.0.0800.43

ICF/M/D/Spec: 068(Rev)

Diesel engine

Under slung, Make - Simpson, P-6 V (83 HP at 2600 RPM)

Half on board, Cummins model - N743 (190HP at 2000 RPM)

Under slung, Cummins model - N855 (205HP at 2100 RPM)

Under slung, Cummins model - NTA 855R (2x 380 HP at 2100 RPM)

Hydraulic transmission

Allision - CRT 5633

KPC KTA.100.20

Voith DIWA-506

Allision - CRT 5633

Voith model T211R

Gear box

D 5 speed gear box, Dodge/Premier Automobiles.

-

-

-

Engine mounted compressor

30 Cu.ft/minute capacity

30 Cu.ft/minute capacity

Control instruments

Bi-directional 

Bi-directional 

Bi-directional

Lead acid battery

12V 150AH

24 V 180AH (10hrs. discharge)

24 V 450AH (10hrs. discharge)

24V 290 AH

     

  
  




Source : Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 30-09-2011  


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