How much does a diesel locomotive weigh?

GE AC6000CW – Wikipedia

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The AC6000CW is a 6,000-horsepower (4,500 kW) diesel electric locomotive built by GE … Loco weight, 423,000–432,000 lb (192,000–196,000 kilograms)

How much does a diesel locomotive weigh? | Reference.com

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The weight of a diesel locomotive varies from about 100 tons or below to over 200 tons, depending on the model. The GP38-2 weighs 125 tons, the Dash 9 …

How much does an average train locomotive weigh? – Quora

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The smaller 4 axle road switcher types like GP 38s weigh 270,000 pounds. The larger high … Diesel and Electric Locomotive Specifications provides the weights of each Indian locomotive. The weight varies from 20 tonnes to 120 tonnes.

How much does a locomotive weigh? | Yahoo Answers

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I was woundering how much a locomotive weighs. How much do the cars behind it weigh empty?

A quarter will stop a train? – snopes.com

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This is do to the weight of the locomotive and its steel wheels. … In modern electric and diesel locomotives it is common that all axles are driven. …. Myself and my brother did it many times too, on the train track at Howth during …

Amtrak’s New 8600-Horsepower Locomotive Reports to Work …

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Feb 6, 2014 … A smarter, greener locomotive will soon be carrying passengers up and down the east coast. … With that much get-up-and-go, Amtrak promises, the ACS-64 will get its 217,000-pound weight, plus the weight of all those cars it pulls, up to the Northeast Corridor … ACS-64 is built to do steady self-diagnostics.

DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES – Mike’s Railway History

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IN recent years the steam locomotive has experienced increasing … a fraction of the weight of a steam locomotive, for it does not require the relatively large boiler, … The Diesel engine, on account of its lower weight and fewer units, is much …

The Engine and Generator – How Diesel Locomotives Work …

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The Engine and Generator – Diesel locomotives are some of the coolest … if it operated on the four-stroke diesel cycle, like most smaller diesel engines do, … are twice as many combustion events (which produce the power) per revolution.

How much does an average train locomotive weigh – Answers.com

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How much does a diesel locomotive weigh? Modern hood unit weight around 75 tonnes for 2000 HP passenger unit up to 250 tonnes for 6000+ HP freight units …

Norfolk Southern Locomotive Fleet Overview – US EPA

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May 4, 2014 …Weigh 415,000 to. 432,000 pounds … Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) … Average fewer miles per … A Typical 6 Axle Yard and Local Locomotive …