EMD® SD70ACS

Based on the EMD® SD70ACe locomotive, with thousands operating in heavy-haul service across the globe, the EMD® SD70ACS model is specially designed for railroads operating in harsh climatic conditions and temperatures up to +50ºC. Through integration of custom design features and technologies, the SD70ACS delivers safety and performance for challenging desert service including sand and extreme heat. 

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EMD® SD70ACS
EMD® SD70ACS

EMD® SD70ACS OVERVIEW

For more than 90 years, we have produced the most durable, reliable and sustainable locomotive products and services in the rail industry. As a diesel-electric locomotive supplier to the Middle East and North Africa regions over many decades, we have engineered locomotives tailored for desert environments including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Mauritania.

Based on the EMD® SD70ACe locomotive, with thousands operating in heavy-haul service across the globe, the EMD® SD70ACS model is specially designed for railroads operating in harsh climatic conditions and temperatures up to +50° C. Through integration of custom design features and technologies, the SD70ACS delivers safety and performance for challenging desert service including sand and extreme heat.

The SD70ACS locomotive is equipped with the EMD® 710 engine, AC traction, EM2000 microprocessor control system, and an isolated cab. This locomotive is also fitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment.

The advanced technologies of the SD70ACS locomotive are designed for safety, reliability, efficiency and sustainability, while delivering life-cycle cost optimization and leading performance.

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACS Freight Locomotive

FEATURES

  • Quiet Cab design
  • Microprocessor controlled airbrake system
  • 3 cylinder WLN air compressor
  • HTSC-II bolsterless 3 axle non-radial truck
  • EMD®’s FIRE™ system - Functionally integrated railroad electronics
  • EMD® A3432 AC traction motors
  • EMD® TA17-CA9 alternator

 

EM2000™ Microprocessor Control System

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

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Locomotive Type     Standard Gauge 6-axle Diesel Electric / AC Traction

Height     4.84 meters

Overall Length     22.63 meters

Horsepower     4312 hp / 3215 Kw

Maximum Speed     112 Km/h

Continuous Tractive Effort     698 kN

Starting Tractive Effort     850 kN

Dynamic Braking Effort     472 kN

Adhesion     37% Continuous / 46% Starting

Fuel Capacity    15,520 liters

Cooling Water Capacity     1230 liters

Engine     16-710G3C-T1

Maintenance Interval     184 days

Nominal Weight     190 tonnes

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Our customers are our top priority, whether it be supplying them with locomotives or providing them with in-country service. We have embedded ourselves in Saudi Arabia to make sure our customers get the service they deserve. No matter where you are in the world, we want to provide you with top-quality products and service you can rely on. Let us know how we can help you today! A special thanks to Saudi Railways Organization, Arabian Railway Company, and Saudi Railway.

Progress Rail Saudi Arabia

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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UNITED STATES

Dwane Slate 
General Manager Sales & Marketing
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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Marcelo Mamud
South America (except Brazil) - Sales Manager

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UK/EUROPE

Jon Caen 
Sales Director

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MIDDLE EAST

Ramzi Imad 
Regional Executive Director - International

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RUSSIA/CIS

Mumin Azamhkuzhaev
Eurasia General Manager

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PAKISTAN

Ali Irfan Malik 
Sales Coordinator

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TURKEY

Mumin Azamkhuzhaev
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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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
Phone: 318-780-1260

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Reconditioned & Repurposed Components 

Macy Pruitt 

Customer Service Specialist
Phone: 256-505-5029

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