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JNR Class EH10

Class EH10
EH10 16
Type and origin
Power type Electric
Builder Toshiba, Kawasaki, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hitachi
Build date 1954-1957
Specifications
UIC classification Bo-Bo+Bo-Bo
Gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Length 22,500 mm
Width 2,800 mm
Height 3,960 mm
Locomotive weight 116 tons
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Traction motors DC
Performance figures
Maximum speed 110 km/h
Power output 2,530 kW
Tractive effort 191.0 kN
Career
Operator(s) Japanese National Railways
Number in class 64
Disposition All withdrawn

The EH10 class of electric locomotives were Bo-Bo+Bo-Bo wheel arrangement two-unit DC freight locomotives operated by Japanese National Railways in Japan.

The exterior was designed by industrial designer Masao Hagiwara.

The EH10 was used for 1,200 tonne freight trains on the Tōkaidō Main Line between Tokyo (Shiodome) and Osaka (Umeda).

Preserved examples

One example, EH10 61, is preserved at Higashi-Awaji Minami Park in Osaka. [[File:JNR Class EH10 61.jpg|thumb|left|Preserved EH10 61, August

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