What is the newest locomotive?

What is the newest locomotive?


Height 16 ft 0 in (4.88 m)
Axle load 72,000 lb (32,658.7 kilograms; 32.7 tonnes) max
Loco weight 423,000–432,000 lb (192,000–196,000 kilograms) 212–216 short tons (189–193 long tons; 192–196 t)
Fuel type diesel fuel

How much does a locomotive cost 2019?

The cost of an AC locomotive averages around $2 million, differing between manufacturers.

Does General Electric still build locomotives?

Over the last decade, GE Transportation has “transformed” more than 2,000 locomotives for close to 40 customers around the world, and the company has orders for some 1,000 more from large railroad operators like Norfolk Southern, Canadian Pacific and others.

What kind of engine does PowerHaul use?

In September 2012 GE announced that freight operator Heavy Haul Power International (HHPI) would be the recipient of two to six locomotives, which would be used to obtain homologation certification. PowerHaul locomotives use a PowerHaul P616 diesel engine; based on the Jenbacher J616 gas engine.

What kind of locomotive is a PowerHaul?

The BR Class 70 Powerhaul is a 3,690 bhp locomotive built by GE Transportation in Erie, Pennsylvania, for Freightliner in the United Kingdom. This locomotive is designed primarily for freight use and promotes fuel efficiency as well as reliability.

Where are Freightliner Powerhaul locomotives made?

Thirty locomotives were ordered by Freightliner in 2007; the first locomotive was completed in July 2009 at GE’s Erie, Pennsylvania, plant. The Turkish state owned rolling stock manufacturer Tülomsaş has a manufacturing agreement with GE to produce PowerHaul locomotives for European, African and Middle-Eastern markets.

How many PowerHaul locomotives are made by GE?

In December 2008 GE Transportation reached a manufacturing agreement with Tülomsas for the production of future PowerHaul locomotives for Eurasian, and African markets; the initial contract was reported to be for production of 50 units, 30 for GE and 20 for TCDD.