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Electro-Motive Division G8, GA8 and GL8
United States | 1954 | 625 produced
BB 200 23 of Indonesian Railways KAI in July 2002
BB 200 23 of Indonesian Railways KAI in July 2002
Joachim Lutz
VariantG8G8 A1A-A1AGA8GL8
General
Built1954-19681957-19681960-1965
ManufacturerElectro-Motive Division, General Motors DieselElectro-Motive Division
Axle configB-B A1A-A1A B-B 
Gauge3 ft 3 3/8 in (Meter gauge)4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)5 ft 3 in (Irish broad gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length45 ft 11 7/16 in39 ft 10 in36 ft 2 in
Fixed wheelbase8 ft10 ft 6 in8 ft
Service weight148,370 lbs164,900 lbs104,000 lbs136,686 lbs
Adhesive weight148,370 lbs109,350 lbs104,000 lbs136,686 lbs
Axle load37,093 lbs27,337 lbs26,000 lbs34,172 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed62 mph68 mph45 mph77 mph
Starting effort26,200 lbf22,900 lbf44,000 lbf34,200 lbf
EngineEMD 8-567CEMD 8-567C oder EEMD 8-567CR
Engine typeV8 diesel
Fuel750 us gal (diesel)500 us gal (diesel)750 us gal (diesel)500 us gal (diesel)
Engine output875 hp (652 kW)800 hp (597 kW)875 hp (652 kW)
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last changed: 09 2023
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