Romania: Class 66

Also known as: 060-DC, Didina

Railway companies: CFR - Romanian State Railways

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1979

A total of 20x locomotives from this series are delivered by Electroputere Craiova as follows:
- 1979: 3x units registered as 66-0003-5, 66-0004-3 and 66-0005-0;
- 1980: 11x units registered as 66-0006-8, 66-0007-6, 66-0008-4, 66-0009-2, 66-0010-0, 66-0011-8, 66-0012-6, 66-0014-2, 66-0015-9, 66-0016-7 and 66-0017-5;
- 1981: 5x units registered as 66-0018-3, 66-0019-1, 66-0020-9, 66-0021-7 and 66-0022-5;
- 1982: 1x unit registered as 66-0023-3.

Similar to Class 67 (with which they share the same number block), these locomotives are intended for freight services and they have a lower maximum speed.

Technical details:
- V12 ALCO diesel engine
- power: 3000 hp (2239 kW)
- tractive effort: 402 kN
- max. speed: 115 km/h
- wheel arrangement: Co'Co'
- track gauge: 1435 mm
- length over buffers: 19.000 mm
- wheel diameter: 1100 mm
- total weight: 120 t
- axle load: 20 t

Sources: https://trenuletz.forumz.ro/t244p120-locomotive-clasa-66-67-70-71-si-64, http://www.locopage.net/cfr-alcos.htm, http://www.railfaneurope.net/list/romania/romania_cfr_del.html

1994

All units are withdrawn from regular service by the end of 1994.

Sources: http://www.railfaneurope.net/list/romania/romania_cfr_del.html

Latest update on the 16th of June 2020 at 22:01

Contributor(s): Tudor C.

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