Gigant Club Technical Pages

Technical information about the M40 class:

MÁV M40 class

ManufacturerGanz-MÁVAG (Hungary)
NumberM40 003-010M40 101-120
M40 201-240
M40 901-905
M40 5001-5008
(M40 906-913)(*)
M40 203
Mnfr. year19661967-19701966-1967Remotorized
Total number
built for MÁV
Diesel engineGANZ
16 JV 17/24
16 VFE 17/24
J 316 DS
TractionDiesel electric
Cont. Power589kW740 kW670 kW
Wheel arrangementBo'Bo'
Wheel gauge1435 mm1524 mm1435 mm
Wheel diameter1040 mm
Total length14250 mm
Height4150 mm
Width3115 mm
Weight72.6 t74 t? t
Max. speed100 km/h
(*) Now all of them are standard gauge

Scheme of the M40 class engine:

Photos of the diesel engines

16 VFE 17/24
J 316 DS

Cabin photo

M40 in the old livery.

If you have some questions, problems, suggestions or additions, please contact me:

V63 Gigant Club
Imre Jákli:

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Last update: Tue Jul 2 1996