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Home > Traction > DE21500

DE21501 to DE21540

  • Axle: Co'Co'
  • Total quantity: 40
  • First year: 1964/65
  • Manufacturer: General Electric (USA)
  • Remark: GE type U20C
  • Engine GE FDL12, GE761 traction motors

Some units are still in service in 2004. 21505 was fully overhauled in Ankara in winter 2003.

Main characteristics

Power rating1580 KW / 2150 HP
Weight112 t
Overall length17,2
Max Tractive effort 
Max speed 

Sounds

DE21517 at Catalagzi on a freight. 2006. Recording Phil Wormald

Pictures

DE21525 in its heydays, ready to depart in Haydarpasa, hauling Bogazici Express. Photo TCDD, 1968

DE21525 in its heydays, ready to depart in Haydarpasa, hauling Bogazici Express. Photo TCDD, 1968

DE21506 in Karabük, 2000. Photo Phil Wormald

DE21506 in Karabük, 2000. Photo Phil Wormald

DE21521 on duty, Zonguldak, 25 September 2001.Photo Stan Lelan, courtesy of Phil Wormald

DE21521 on duty, Zonguldak, 25 September 2001.Photo Stan Lelan, courtesy of Phil Wormald

DE21521 on duty, Zonguldak, 25 September 2001.Photo Stan Lelan, courtesy of Phil Wormald

DE21521 getting ready to depart, Zonguldak, 25 September 2001. Photo Stan Lelan, courtesy of Phil Wormald

DE21505 at Çatalağzi, in a sorry state. Photo Phil Wormald

"DE21505 at Çatalağzi, in a sorry state. Photo Phil Wormald"

DE21534 dumped at Ankara Demiryol Fabrikasi. November 2003. Photo JP Charrey

"DE21534 dumped at Ankara Demiryol Fabrikasi. November 2003. Photo JP Charrey"

DE21505 being overhauled at ADF in November 2003. At this stage, the engine is missing its final wheels and its traction motors. Photo JP Charrey

DE21505 being overhauled at ADF in November 2003 DE21505 being overhauled at ADF in November 2003 DE21505 being overhauled at ADF in November 2003 DE21505 being overhauled at ADF in November 2003

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