EMD GT38AC Freight Locomotive

GT38AC Benefits:

  • Familiar components enhance serviceability at existing maintenance points
  • EMD 710 series diesel engine
  • Engine shaft driven air compressor
  • AC motors for auxiliaries including fuel pump and turbocharger soakback pump
  • Light weight fabricated bogies
  • 6-year engine overhaul period (based on medium duty cycle)

 

EM2000 Microprocessor Control System:

  • Excitation and load control
  • Adhesion control
  • Engine control
  • Diagnostic system
  • Archived unit history data
 

Technical Details:

Locomotive Type

Narrow Gauge 6-axle Diesel Electric / AC Traction

Height

3.77* Meters

Overall Length

18.94 Meters

Horsepower

2200 BHP / 1491 Kw

Maximum Speed

120 Km/h

Continuous Tractive Effort

415 kN

Starting Tractive Effort

578 kN

Dynamic Braking Effort

226 kN

Adhesion

35% Continuous

Fuel Capacity

3,800 Liters (approximately)

Cooling Water Capacity

908 Liters

Engine

8-710G3B-ES

Maintenance Interval

92 days

Nominal Weight

106.4 Tonnes


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