EMD® GT38ACL

The EMD® GT-Series locomotive platform includes GT38AC, GT42AC and GT46AC models. These locomotives integrate EMD® 710-Series engines together with AC traction technology to provide superior efficiency and performance for a broad range of operations. We pioneered development of AC traction for heavy haul diesel-electric locomotives, and today thousands of EMD® AC locomotives operate worldwide providing enhanced adhesion performance and lower life cycle costs.

EMD® GT38ACL
EMD® GT38ACL

EMD® GT38ACL 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® GT-Series locomotive platform includes GT38AC, GT42AC and GT46AC models. These locomotives integrate EMD® 710-Series engines together with AC traction technology to provide superior efficiency and performance for a broad range of operations. We pioneered development of AC traction for heavy haul diesel-electric locomotives, and today thousands of EMD® AC locomotives operate worldwide providing enhanced adhesion performance and lower life cycle costs.

The advanced technologies of EMD® GT-Series Locomotives provide key product solutions for safety, reliability, efficiency and sustainability, with GT38AC, GT42AC and GT46AC locomotives delivering optimal rail solutions in service across South America, the Middle East, Africa and Southeast Asia.

With some slight variances, the GT38ACL is significantly lighter and faster than its parent GT38AC model. The GT38ACL is a full 15 mT lighter and has a 20 km/h faster maximum speed than the GT38AC, allowing it to better suit the customers needs.

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EMD® GT38ACL Freight Locomotive

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EMD® GT38ACL Freight Locomotive
GT38ACL Freight Locomotive
GT38ACL Freight Locomotive
GT38ACL Freight Locomotive

FEATURES

  • Features the highly reliable and fuel efficient 710 engine with approximately 10,000 operating worldwide
  • Provides advanced diagnostics and predictive health capabilities
  • Sets standards with a minimum 92-day maintenance interval
  • Inverter Driven Accessories for fuel economy
  • Optional semi-steering bogie application
  • Optional PR Uptime® remote monitoring and diagnostic services

 

EM2000™ - Microprocessor Control System

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

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Locomotive Traction System     AC
 
Diesel Engine     8-710G3B
 
Main Traction Alternator     TA9/CA9SE
 
Number of Axles     6
 
Traction Horsepower     1491 kW / 2000 THP
 
Nominal Axle Load     15 mT
 
Maximum Speed     100 kph
 
Starting Tractive Effort     265 kN
 
Continuous Tractive Effort     190 kN
 
Fuel Capacity (useable)     3,000 liters
 
Maintenance Interval (minimum)     92 days
 
Maximum Weight     90 mT
 
Track Gauge     1000 mm
 
Designed For     Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia    

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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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LOCOMOTIVE REMANUFACTURING

Our highly qualified and experienced engine technicians are trained to assemble your engine to exacting OEM specifications and tolerances to ensure reliability and durability. We are proud to offer rebuilds of EMD® 567, 645 and 710 engines.

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SALES CONTACTS

UNITED STATES

Gary Lawrence 
Account Executive
Eastern Region

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Todd Ramm 
Regional Executive Director
Western Region

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CANADA

Todd Ramm 
Regional Executive Director

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Jason MacLennan 
General Manager, Sales & Marketing
Eastern Canada – Montreal based

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Rob Robinson 
Account Executive, Sales & Marketing
Western Canada – Calgary based

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MEXICO

Mauro Soto 
Regional Executive Director

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Noel Valdivia
Sales Manager

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SOUTH AMERICA

Andreas Naf 
Director of Sales and Marketing

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Henrique Miguel
Brazil - Sales Manager

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Marcell Mazzo
South America (except Brazil) - Sales Manager

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UK/EUROPE

Jon Caen 
Sales Director

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MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA, & PAKISTAN

Samir Meziane 
Regional Executive Director

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Ossam Shakoor
Middle East – Regional Director Sales

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Jesus Cebrian
Africa - Sales Director (all countries except Egypt)

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Ali Irfan Malik 
Sales Coordinator

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RUSSIA/CIS & TURKEY

Mumin Azamhkuzhaev
Eurasia General Manager

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SOUTHEAST ASIA

Matthew Dunwoodie
Area Sales Manager

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AUSTRALIA

Brett McLennan
VP - Australia

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CHINA

Ni Zaoyu
Country Manager

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INDIA

Abhinav Pamulaparthy
Supply Chain Director

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Gary Lawrence 
Manager, Locomotive Sales & Leasing
Phone: 318-780-1260

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Jacob Creech 

Director, Locomotive Leasing
Phone: 256-302-4315

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Reconditioned & Repurposed Components 

Macy Pruitt 

Customer Service Specialist
Phone: 256-505-5029

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