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National Railway Equipment Company 3GS24C-DE-AU
Australia | 2013 | 5 produced
Nos. 1201 and 1202 in November 2014 at Pelican Point, Adelaide
Nos. 1201 and 1202 in November 2014 at Pelican Point, Adelaide
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In 2023, NRE manufactured a total of five six-axle freight locomotives for the Australian railway company “El Zorro”. These each have six overhauled D78 traction motors from EMD, which are powered by three Cummins QSK19C, each with around 750 hp. When the first two locomotives were on their way to Australia, El Zorro was liquidated. These two were sold to Bowmans Rail after interim storage at Port Kembla. One of the three locomotives remaining in the USA was delivered to Caraminer S.A. in Uruguay in 2021.

General
Built2013
ManufacturerNational Railway Equipment
Axle configC-C 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length63 ft 11 11/16 in
Service weight251,327 lbs
Adhesive weight251,327 lbs
Axle load41,888 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-electric
EngineCummins QSK19C
Engine type3x 6-cyl. diesel
Fuel1,321 us gal (diesel)
Engine output2,265 hp (1,689 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
Genset
switcher
freight
last changed: 05/2023
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