EMD® SD70ACe/LCi

The SD70ACe Locomotive was introduced in 2005 for heavy-haul freight applications worldwide, with the SD70ACe/LCi model specially designed for low clearance mining operations. This powerful and efficient locomotive integrates the world-class reliability of the EMD® 710 engine, EM2000 microprocessor control system and AC traction.

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EMD® SD70ACe/LCi 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 SD70ACe locomotive was introduced in 2005 for heavy-haul freight applications worldwide. This powerful and efficient locomotive integrates the world-class reliability of the EMD® 710 engine, EM2000 microprocessor control system and AC traction.

The advanced technologies of the SD70ACe provide key product solutions for safety, reliability, efficiency and sustainability, while delivering life-cycle cost optimization. This service-proven workhorse demonstrates leading performance for operating in the world’s most demanding applications.

Thousands of SD70ACe platform locomotives operate in heavy-haul service across the globe, including North America, South America, the Middle East, Africa and Australia.

EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
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EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive

EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive
EMD® SD70ACe/LCi Freight Locomotive

FEATURES

  • Designed for low clearance mining operations
  • Highly reliable 16-cylinder 710 engine, turbocharged
  • Optimized for fuel efficiency
  • Durable AC traction
  • High adhesion, radial bogie design
  • Inverter driven accessories for improved fuel economy
  • Isolated cab for reduced driver exposure to noise and vibration
  • EMD® Functionally Integrated Railroad Electronics (FIRE™) man-machine interface
  • Fire supression system
  • Extended 184-day maintenance interval
  • Operates in extreme weather conditions (-40°C to 50°C)
  • Optional IntelliTrain® - 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 Traction

Diesel Engine    16-710G3C-T2

Number of Axles    6

Locomotive Height    4791 mm

Length Over Couplers    22,631 mm

Traction Horsepower    3210 kW

Maximum Speed    113 kph

Continuous Tractive Effort    690 kN

Starting Tractive Effort    820 kN

Dynamic Braking Effort    454 kN

Fuel Capacity (usable)    18,548 liters

Maintenance Interval    184 days

Nominal Weight     195 mT

Maximum Axle Load     32.5 mT

Track Gauge     1,435 mm

Designed for     Australia

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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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Partnering with Downer Rail, Progress Rail provides locomotive products and services to key customers throughout Australia including BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Fortescue Metals Group, Aurizon, Pacific National, Genesee and Wyoming Australia, TasRail and SCT Logistics. Approximately 60 percent of the locomotives operating in Australia are powered by EMD®/Progress Rail products.

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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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