The ESS 3200 is a class of electric locomotives that circulated in Indonesia from 1925 to 1976 .

History

This type of electric locomotive went into service on April 6, 1925 during the inauguration of the electrified railway line from Tanjung Priok to Meester Cornelis ( Jatinegara ) 1 .

These locomotives are in service until 1976.

Characteristics

They are type 1-Bo + Bo-1 using a 1.5 kV DC catenary producing 765 kW. Built by the Werkspoor using equipment from the American firm Baldwin , these machines had Heemaf / Westinghouse 2 electric motors .

Gallery

  • Movie showing the delivery of locomotives in the 1920s.

Notes and references

  1. ↑ ( in ) ” Test Drive of Electric Locomotive ESS 3202 Werkspoor Djokotop ”  [ archive ] , Conservation and Heritage Center (accessed 24 December 2012 )
  2. ↑ ( in ) ” Electric Locomotive Roster ”  [ archive ] , Indra Krishnamurti, using a list “1994 Perumka” by Philip Graham and De Locomotieven van Werkspoor by H. de Jong (accessed December 29, 2012 )