Sunday, November 7, 2010

New locomotive: Renfe Serie 311

This was a series of diesel-electric locomotives manufactured by MTM, Ateinsa, and Babcock & Wilcox, and have been used until nowadays as shunting engines by RENFE. There were built 60 locomotives of this class, and they are used to pull broken up trains, classifying cargo at stations or railway cleaning.

This locomotives have 785 kW of power and a maximum speed of 90 Km/h. They take their nickname «Mabi» from the capital letters of its three builders (M, A & B).

The real specifications for this vehicle are (taken from Jorge Sanz's web site):
  • Length: 14.2 m
  • Weight: 80 t
  • Max. speed: 90 Km/h
  • Engine power: 785 kW

Here are some pictures of this locomotive. Click here to open a gallery where you can find some extra photos.

The 310.158 locomotive, pulling a freight train
Picture from (unknown author)

The 311.109 at Sant Andreu, Barcelona (dec-2002)
Picture by Jorge Sanz Mongay

Simutrans screenshot

Simutrans object data:

TypeDiesel Locomotive
NameRenfe Class 311
Power785 kW
Max.Speed90 Km/h
Intro Year1985
Retire Year2001

This locomotive has been coded as a medium power versatile locomotive, available since 1985. A length of 6 has been used, so that two of this locomotives would fit in 3/4 of a tile.

You can download the addon for the original livery at The Simutrans Boxroom.

For more information on this locomotive check the following links (in spanish):

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