GE U36C
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GE U36C
GE U36C
SANTA FE RAILROAD ENGINE ON THE TRACKS IN JOHNSON COUNTY KANSAS, NEAR KANSAS CITY. TALLGRASS PRAIRIE IS SEEN IN THE... - NARA - 557187.jpg
ATSF #8784 at Johnson City, Kansas in 1975.
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder GE Transportation Systems
Model U36C
Build date 1971 - 1975
238
Specifications
Configuration:
 o AAR C-C
Gauge
Length 67 ft 3 in (20.50 m)
Prime mover FDL-16
Cylinders 16
Performance figures
Power output 3,600 hp (2,700 kW)
Sources:[1]

The GE U36C was a 3600 hp diesel-electric locomotive model built by GE Transportation Systems.

The length of the locomotive was 67 ft 3 in (20.50 m), standard for U30C, U33C, U34CH, U36C, U36CG, C30-7 and C36-7. The U36C also had steel capped pistons.

218 units were produced between October 1971 and February 1975 for railroads in the United States and Mexico. A further 20 units of model U36CG (the passenger service variant of the U36C) were built for use in Mexico.

Original Owners


Railroad Quantity Numbers Notes
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway 100 8700-8799 70 units rebuilt to SF30C's
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad 4 5800-5803
Clinchfield Railroad 7 3600-3606
Erie Lackawanna Railway 13 3316-3328
Ferrocarril del Pacífico 10 409-418
Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México 104 8900-8986, 9300-9316 8938-8957 were model U36CG

References

  1. ^ Pinkepank, Jerry A. (1973). The Second Diesel Spotter's Guide. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing. pp. GE176-GE179. ISBN 978-0-89024-026-7. 

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