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WAP-5 - Three phase loco of Indian Railways
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No: 13405   Contributor: Jayasankar Madhavadas   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: ABB Transportation   Country: India
WAP-5 - Three phase loco of Indian Railways

Gaziabad WAP-5 30019 bring in Trivandrum bound Rajdhani Express on 02/01/2012 to Hazart Nizamuddin station, New Delhi.
Manufacturers: ABB / CLW
Traction Motors: ABB's 6FXA 7059 3-phase squirrel cage induction motors (1150kW, 2180V, 370/450A, 1583/3147 rpm) Weight 2050kg. Forced-air ventilation, fully suspended. Torque 6930/10000Nm. 96% efficiency.
Gear Ratio: 67:35:17. (3-stage gears)
Transformer: ABB's LOT-7500. 7475kVA primary, 4x1450kVA secondary.
Power Drive: Power convertor from ABB, type UW-2423-2810 with SG 3000G X H24 GTO thyristors (D 921S45 T diodes), 14 thyristors per unit (two units). Line convertor rated at 2 x 1269V @ 50Hz, with DC link voltage of 2180V. Drive convertor rated at 2180V phase to phase, 953A output current per phase, motor frequency from 0 to 160Hz.
Axle load: 19.5t
Bogies: Bo-Bo Henschel Flexifloat; bogie centre distance 10200mm; bogie wheel base 2800mm
Unsprung mass per axle: 2.69t
Pantographs: Two Stone India (Calcutta) AN-12.
Wheel diameter: 1092mm new, 1016mm worn
Wheel base: 13000mm
Length over buffers: 18162mm
Length over headstocks: 19280mm
Body width: 3142mmn
Cab length: 2434mm
Pantograph locked down height: 4537mm
Tractive Effort: 26.3t
Technical information courtesy :: IRFCA.ORG


Picture added on 18 February 2012 at 16:48
add commentComments:
Thanks for uploading the photo Jayasankar. We do not have many photos from India so if you have, or can take, any more they would be very gratefully received. I am a big fan of the way Indian trains are sometimes decorated they are fabulous.
Thanks again
John
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Added by John Southall on 18 February 2012.
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