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Metre Gauge

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Metre Gauge (3 ft 3⅜ in) locomotives used in India

ABOUT
Steam traction
Company types
Nilgiri Mountain Railway X class
BESA designs
Passenger 4-6-0
Mixed-traffic 4-6-0
Goods 4-8-0
Tank 2-6-2T
Wartime designs
Class MAWD – 2-8-2 USATC S118 Class
Class MWGX – 4-6-2+2-6-4 Garratt
Indian Railway Standards designs
Class YA – 4-6-2 with 9-ton axleload (none built);
Class YB – 4-6-2 with 10-ton axleload
Class YC – 4-6-2 with 12-ton axleload
Class YD – 2-8-2 with 10-ton axleload
Class YE – 2-8-2 with 12-ton axleload (none built)
Class YF – 0-6-2; later examples were 2-6-2
Class YK – 2-6-0 version of the 2-6-2 YF
Class YL – 2-6-2
Class YT – light 0-4-2T
Class YG – 2-8-2 goods locomotive
Class YP – 4-6-2 passenger locomotive
Diesel traction (mixed type only)
YDM 1 - The first diesel locomotives on meter gauge. Imported from Britain in 1955.They were 20 in number.Mainly found on Western Railway.Phased out by the 1990s.[16][17]
YDM 2 - Originally used on Southern Railway.Built by CLW.Only 41 in numbers.Mostly used for shunting purposes or to pull short passenger trains.[18][19]
YDM 3 - Produced by GM-EMD in 1961-62. (Model no. GA-12) .Mainly found near Ahmedabad.(Sabarmati Loco Shed).[18][20]
YDM 4 - Most widely and successful diesel locomotive used in India on meter gauge.550 units produced by DLW (Varanasi) and Alco.Found in Mhow, Sabarmati Phulera, Lumding, Coonoor, Villupuram, Izatnagar Sheds and many other sheds.[18][21]
YDM 4A - The 99 locos supplied by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1964-69.[18][22]
YDM 5 - Same specifications as of YDM-3 but an addition of 10t weight to the axles.Supplied by GM-EMD in 1964.[18][23]
Currently all diesel locomotives except YDM-4 and YDM-4A are supposed to be withdrawn from service.

Electric traction
Electric locomotives
YCG 1 (These locomotives are among the earliest electric locomotives in India. This class was imported to serve the Chennai area in the early 1930s.)
YAM 1 (These locomotives were in service until 2002 around Chennai. 1740 hp) 20 were Imported from Japan
Electric multiple units
YAU class (First EMU service in India. Introduced in the 1920s in Chennai area)


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