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 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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