View online or download ge vision line es44ac owners manual. The evolution series, was designed to replace ges dash 9 and ac4400cw models. Most except the electrics, the switchers, the ac6000cw, and the evolution series are powered by various versions of ge s own fdl diesel prime mover, based on a cooper bessemer design and. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. On february 25, 2019 ge transportation officially merged with wabtec, forming wabtec freight. The model was the very first a1atrucked meaning that the center axles are unpowered diesel locomotive built in north america since the late1950s, and is also the very first ever domestic actraction diesel locomotive built with such feature. The evolution series is a line of diesel locomotives built by ge transportation systems now wabtec, initially designed by lloyd bonga to meet the u.
The es40dc, es44dc, es44ac, es44c4, et44ac, and et44c4 were the final models cataloged by general electric as part of its low emission, evolution series. General electric built several weight classes of this popular doubleended locomotive design. Ge is one of the largest locomotive manufacturing companies. The operation and locomotive operation by sdis screen sections will guide the operating crew in operation of this locomotive.
Except for the fresh paint job, the locomotive looks much like any other modern dieselelectric workhorse built by general electric. The 44ton model was designed to provide a weight class of switch engine light enough to escape the 1937 45ton threshold that mandated a fireman in addition to the engineer. Equipped with a technologically advanced 16cylinder 3,688 hp ge p616 engine with commonrail fuel injection, the ph37acai locomotive can achieve maximum power output with bestinclass fuel. Built march 2017 at the ge locomotive plant fort worth texas.
Ge evolution series locomotives the es40dc, es44dc, es44ac, es44c4, et44ac, and et44c4 were the final models cataloged by general electric as part of its low emission, evolution series. Ge evolution series trains and locomotives wiki fandom. Likewise, the ac4400cw was c44ac and the ac4400cwcte is classed as c44accte. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Ge has begun delivery of bnsfs first et44c4 locomotives. Ge evolution series wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. Norfolk southern has an order for 47 et44ac tier 4 emissions compliant locomotives with ge for 2016.
We worked closely with ge transportation to ensure every dimension and detail of this modern locomotive is as accurate as possible. Koenig shot cn 3000 on the test track in the late evening of june 18th at erie pa. The general electric steam turbine locomotives were two steam turbine locomotives built by general electric ge for union pacific up in 1938. Ge transportation in pakistan as a world leader in locomotive design and innovation, ge transportation has been a trusted technology partner of choice to pakistan railways pr. Full locomotive product portfolio ge locomotives et44ac. Rivet counter ho scale ge tier 4 gevo, bnsfheritage 3et44c4. The tier 4 gevo diesel locomotive is the first model in ho scale and is officially licensed by ge. Ge transportations new evolution series tier 4 locomotive meets the u. Dubbed the ge evolution series tier 4 locomotive, the first production models of these massive machines began appearing on union pacific railroad property in fall 2015. The ge dash 940cw is a 4,000horsepower 3,000 kw dieselelectric locomotive built by ge transportation systems of erie, pennsylvania, between january 1996 and december 2004. Most except the electrics, the switchers, the ac6000cw, and the evolution series are powered by various versions of ge s own fdl diesel. The two units were streamlined, 90 feet 10 inches 27. Ge claims the evos are the most fuelefficient, most environmentally friendly diesel locomotives in history.
This bnsf et44c4 is one of the first production ge transportation tier 4 locomotives. The ge general electric es44ac is a type of sixaxle, 12cylinder, 4,400hp diesel locomotive built by ge transportation systems from 2004 to present though first introduced in early 2002. We are north americas leading aftermarket parts provider, supporting both emd and ge locomotives. Bnsf bnsf railway locomotive roster railroad picture. The evolution series is ges main and current locomotive line. The tier 2 and tier 3compiiant runs are externally. This procurement is also for all locomotive work needed to obtain tested locomotives, ready for operation when presented for final acceptance. Aug 09, 2016 et44c4 ge evolution series et44c4 locomotive is an industry breakthrough, delivering a modern and efficient alternative to the dcpowered locomotive models. Bnsf railway will be receiving similar et44c4 locomotives, which have no traction motor on the middle axle of each truck. The development of the tier 4 locomotive is a crowning achievement in locomotive progress. Ges ph37acai locomotive is the top performing locomotive designed to operate in germany and turkey.
The general electric es44ac or simply, gevo is a energyefficient, 4,400 hp locomotive which was first introduced into full production in 2005, with the first es44ac prototype built in november 2002. Rolling stock ge es44ac, es44dc and es44c4 the evolution series from general electric transportation is a product of 60 years of serious product development. Todays drawing august 5, 2015 bnsf ge transportation et44c4. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page.
Evolution series locomotives are equipped with either ac or dc traction motors, depending on the customers preference. Please send any comments to your local ge representative or mail to. An abbreviation properly socalled is a shortening of a word or phrase, and properly used it always ends in a period cf. The evolution series includes the 4,500 horsepower gevov12 diesel engine. Todays drawing is a new bnsf general electric ge tranpsortation et44c4. The ge es44ac, es44c4 and es44dc es40dc locomotives offer their customers a consept rarely seen before.
The following is a list of locomotives produced by ge transportation systems before its acquisition and takeover by wabtec. If every freight train in north america were pulled by an evolution series locomotive, the reduction of smogproducing pollutants would be like removing 48 million cars from the road each year. Most except the electrics, the switchers, the ac6000cw, and the evolution series are powered by various versions of ges own fdl diesel. Es44ac gevo diesel locomotivestraction trains show. Epas tier 2 locomotive emissions standards that took effect in 2005. The cn et44ac note the model change tier 4 locomotive order is currently being constructed at the ge plant in erie, pa. Ge built the largest number of 44ton locomotives powered by a pair of caterpillar d17000 b8 engines, first rated at 150 h. In 2002, ge released the first of a new series of locomotives that would replace the popular dash9 series. Trains special issue locomotives, november 2006 train, september 1999 diesel locomotives, by greg mcdonnell. The evolution series are 6axle\\coco dieselelectric locomotives, built 2003\\later by generalelectric \\ge. This verification will be applicable to the locomotive models et44ac six axle and et44c4 four axle equipped with ges gevov12 diesel engine.
Ge transportation evolution series tier 4 engine youtube. Factoryapplied wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3hose mu clusters. Media in category ge 44ton locomotives the following 37 files are in this category, out of 37 total. Ge et44c4 17 of units road numbers builder date date date disposition notes bnsf number built rebuilt retired. Ge transportation unveils new evolution series locomotive u. Ge transportation locomotive product catalog by ge. Trains magazine offers railroad news, railroad industry insight, commentary on todays freight railroads, passenger service amtrak, locomotive technology, railroad preservation and history, railfan opportunities tourist railroads, fan trips, and great railroad photography. Aug 05, 2015 todays drawing is a new bnsf general electric ge tranpsortation et44c4.
The ge general electric es44c4 is a type of sixaxle, a1atrucked, actraction, 4,400hp type of diesel locomotive built from 2010present. The ge evolution series et44ac locomotive meets the u. The prototype demonstrators, as well as current production units, are visually quite different from. Ge earned credits by incorporating features into is evo line that brought emissions under tier 3 levels. This verification will be applicable to the locomotive models et44ac six axle and et44c4 four axle equipped with ge s gevov12 diesel engine. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Et44c4 ge evolution series et44c4 locomotive is an industry breakthrough, delivering a modern and efficient alternative to the dcpowered locomotive models.
In addition to our broad locomotive line, we also provide products for passenger. Reduces fuel consumption by 17% and emissions by 70% vs. Aftermarket locomotive parts emd and general electric. Locomotive switch function overview locomotive switch location continued insert tab into slot in body lift hatch up, then pull back slot front of locomotive rear of locomotive figure 2. The tier 4 gevo diesel locomotive is the first model in ho scale and is. The model is part of the evolution series also known simply as a gevo. Model railroader is the worlds largest magazine on model trains and model railroad layouts. They are currently being built at the general electric plant located in ft. Trains subscribers can download a pdf version of this roster data directly to. The evolution series are 6axle\coco dieselelectric locomotives, built 2003\later by. Environmental protection agencys epa stringent tier 4. The road numbers are as we suspected, in the cn 3000series. Bnsf railway will be receiving similar et44c4 locomotives, which have no traction motor on the middle. Built september 2015 at the ge locomotive plant fort worth, texas.
Steerable trucks, controlled traction effortreference sources. The photos below were provided by peter consigli and show several of. The evolution series is a line of diesel locomotives built by ge transportation systems now. Like emd, ge had to essentially design a new locomotive to comply with epa tier 2. The es44dc and es44ac, commonly called gevos for general electric evolution series, were designed to meet the stricter diesel locomotive emissions standards imposed by the epa tier ii regulations. All wereare built at fort worth, texas or erie, pennsylvania, in the united states.
In the summer of 2012, ge unveiled its first tier 4 emissionscompliant locomotive, now officially named the et44ac. The es44ac is the direct successor of the ac4400cw, which could not be produced domestically after 2004. These will begin delivery in the second half of 2015. A new locomotive costs more than twice that of a rebuilt locomotive, and while it is more modern, delivery can take up to 10 months. Bnsf et44c4 was built at ge manufacturing solutions ultramodern fort worth facility. Heres a video of bnsf tier 4et44c4 locomotives at commerce metrolink station on 9115. What is the acronym et on the new bnsf on their new et44c4.931 830 210 1126 438 1154 1202 375 429 1293 1153 932 1265 876 1449 920 779 915 512 268 29 386 580 103 61 86 1497 1463 991 529 1468 487 93 1381 1087 559 1091 1024 717 1101 1172 454 305 496 1077 459 483 1397 376