This snow fighter had maximum power in Japan untill 1991. Rotary power is 2200ps by DD53 (Diesel locomotive) + push power is 1100ps by DD20 (Diesel locomotive). Currently DD20 was already retired, only rotary+DD53 is active.



Japan National Railways, Model: DD53

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DD531 to DD533

Manufactured: 1964

Purpose: Main line, Rotrary system

Drive: B-2-B

Output: Diesel engine 1100PS x 2, Fluid drive

Gross weight: 81.0m.t. (m.t.=metric ton,1m.t.=1000kg)