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Electro-Motive Division SW900 and SW1200
United States | 1954 | 1,427 produced
New Haven SW1200 in September 1968 at Derby-Shelton, Connecticut
New Haven SW1200 in September 1968 at Derby-Shelton, Connecticut
Roger Puta
ManufacturerElectro-Motive Division, General Motors Diesel
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length44 ft 5 in
Wheelbase30 ft
Fixed wheelbase8 ft
Service weight230,000 lbs245,000 lbs
Adhesive weight230,000 lbs245,000 lbs
Axle load57,500 lbs61,250 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed65 mph
Starting effort57,500 lbf74,000 lbf
EngineEMD 8-567BEMD 12-567C
Engine typeV8 dieselV12 diesel
Fuel600 us gal (diesel)
Engine output900 hp (671 kW)1,200 hp (895 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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