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JNR Class ED10

ED10
JNR class ED10
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Westinghouse Electric (electrical components) and Baldwin (mechanical components)
Build date 1928
Specifications
UIC classification Bo-Bo
Gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Career
Operator(s) JNR
Disposition All withdrawn

The Class ED10 is one of the early electric locomotives adopted by Japanese National Railways (JNR) following the electrification of the Tokaido Main Line in 1925. The locomotive was designed and built by Westinghouse Electric (electrical components) and Baldwin (mechanical components) in 1928. The unit has a Bo-Bo wheel arrangement and is powered by four DC traction motors producing a total of 1,100 horsepower. The ED10 weighs just over 67 tons and has a top speed of 40 miles per hour. Only two ED10s were built.

Preserved JNR class ED10 2

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