EMD® GT26CU-3

The EMD® GT26CU-3 locomotive was built for South Africa, with a 1067mm track gauge, 3000 traction horsepower and powered by the 16-645E3 diesel engine. This locomotive features the EM2000™ Microprocessor Control System and a Knorr-Bremse electronic brake rack (EBR).

EMD® GT26CU-3
EMD® GT26CU-3

EMD® GT26CU-3 OVERVIEW

For more than 90 years we have produced the most durable, reliable and sustainable locomotive products and services in the rail industry. We design and manufacture diesel-electric locomotives for all commercial rail applications, with 65,000 EMD®-powered locomotives delivered to more than 75 countries. Our technology leadership and superior performance drive our reputation for exceptional quality, service and innovation.

The EMD® GT26CU-3 locomotive was built for South Africa, with a 1067mm track gauge, 3000 traction horsepower and powered by the 16-645E3 diesel engine. This locomotive features the EM2000™ Microprocessor Control System and a Knorr-Bremse electronic brake rack (EBR).

EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive
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EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive

EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive
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EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive

EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive
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EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive

EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive
EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive
EMD® GT26CU-3 Freight Locomotive

FEATURES

  • 3,000THP 16-645E3 diesel engine
  • Knorr-Bremse electronic brake rack (EBR)
  • Six EMD® D43 DC traction motors

 

EM2000™ - Microprocessor Control System

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

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Locomotive Traction System     DC Traction

Diesel Engine     16-645E3

Main Traction Alternator     D43 DC

Number of Axles     6

Traction Horsepower     3,000 THP / 2237 kW

Nominal Axle Load     20-21 mT

Track Gauge     1067 mm (Cape gauge)

Designed For     South Africa    

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For more than 90 years, Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) has provided quality products and services to the railroad industry worldwide. We continue this proud history by producing freight, passenger and road-switching locomotives for use in the U.S. and abroad.

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UNITED STATES

Cameron White 
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Todd Ramm 
Regional Executive Director
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CANADA

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Jason MacLennan 
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Rob Robinson 
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Western Canada – Calgary based

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MEXICO

Mauro Soto 
Regional Executive Director

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Noel Valdivia
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Andreas Naf 
Director of Sales and Marketing

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Henrique Miguel
Brazil - Sales Manager

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Marcelo Mamud
South America (except Brazil) - Sales Manager

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Jon Caen 
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MIDDLE EAST

Ramzi Imad 
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Mumin Azamhkuzhaev
Eurasia General Manager

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PAKISTAN

Ali Irfan Malik 
Sales Coordinator

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Matthew Dunwoodie
Area Sales Manager

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Brett McLennan
VP - Australia

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Ni Zaoyu
Country Manager

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Supply Chain Director

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AFRICA

Barend Hanekom
Sales Director - all countries except South Africa

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Freedom Ndlovu
Sales Manager - South Africa

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Craig A. McKeen

General Manager, Sales and Marketing
Office Phone: 708-387-3640
Cell Phone: 708-710-1336

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Eric Smith
General Manager, Sales and Marketing, Passenger Locomotives - West
Phone: 708-557-5260

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Gary Lawrence 
Manager, Locomotive Sales & Leasing
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Phone: 256-505-5029

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