EMD® GT50AC

The EMD GT50AC Locomotive features the 20-cylinder 710 engine with 5,500 brake horsepower – the most powerful diesel-electric locomotive to run on the rail network in India. With a record high tractive effort of 560 kN, it pulls significantly more load at higher speeds, increasing throughput. Key features of the GT50AC locomotive include a crashworthy cab designed for operator safety and comfort, and lightweight fabricated bogies.

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EMD® GT50AC

EMD® GT50AC 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® GT50AC Locomotive features the 20-cylinder 710 engine with 5,500 brake horsepower – the most powerful diesel-electric locomotive to run on the rail network in India. With a record high tractive effort of 560 kN, it pulls significantly more load at higher speeds, increasing throughput. Key features of the GT50AC locomotive include a crashworthy cab designed for operator safety and comfort, and lightweight fabricated bogies.

The GT50AC locomotive offers a state-of-the-art locomotive design, providing one of the most versatile and powerful locomotives in the region, capable of running on existing tracks and also on the future dedicated freight corridors.

EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive
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EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive

EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive
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EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive

EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive
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EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive

EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive
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EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive

EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive
EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive
EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive
EMD® GT50AC Freight Locomotive

FEATURES

  • Highly reliable and fuel efficient EMD® 710 engine with 12,000 operating worldwide
  • Cab design with EN12667 collision protection and ergonomic control consoles
  • Gen3 FIRE–Functionally Integrated Railroad Electronics–Compliant to AAR S590, AAR S591–display and environmental standards and industry standards
  • Inverter driven cooling fans and truck blowers for optimized performance
  • Microprocessor controlled air brakes
  • Pioneering high adhesion, bolsterless, fabricated three axle bogies
  • Operator amenities including air conditioning, heating and toilet
  • Optional IntelliTrain® - remote monitoring and diagnostic services
  • Optional distributed power system

 

EM2000™ - Microprocessor Control System

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

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Locomotive Traction System    AC Traction

Diesel Engine     20-710

Main Traction / Companion Alternator    TA20 / CA9

Number of Axles    6

Traction Rating    4,101 kW

Maximum Speed    105 kph

Starting Tractive Effort    560 kN

Continuous Tractive Effort     405 kN

Fuel Capacity (usable)    8,000 liters

Maintenance Interval (minimum)    92 days

Maximum Weight    134 mT

Nominal Axle Load    22.3 mT

Track Gauge    1,676 mm

Traction Motor     A2921-6 AC

Designed for    India

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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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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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