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General Electric U25B and U25C
United States | 1959 | 591 produced
ATSF No. 1614 in October 1966 in Chillicothe, Illinois
ATSF No. 1614 in October 1966 in Chillicothe, Illinois
Roger Puta
ManufacturerGeneral Electric
Axle configB-B C-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length60 ft 2 in64 ft 6 in
Wheelbase45 ft 6 in51 ft 4 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft 4 in13 ft
Service weight252,000 lbs348,000 lbs
Adhesive weight252,000 lbs348,000 lbs
Axle load63,000 lbs58,000 lbs
Power sourcediesel-electric
Top speed70 mph
Starting effort75,000 lbf92,000 lbf
EngineGE 7FDL-16
Fuel1,700 us gal (diesel)2,900 us gal (diesel)
Engine output2,500 hp (1,864 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
GE Universal
last changed: 09 2023

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