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General Electric Dash 8-40B and 8-40BW
United States | 1988 | 235 produced
BNSF Dash 8-40BW no. 540 in November 2004 at Metolius, Oregon
BNSF Dash 8-40BW no. 540 in November 2004 at Metolius, Oregon
Tequask
General
Built1988-1990
ManufacturerGeneral Electric
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length66 ft 4 in
Wheelbase54 ft 11 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft
Service weight280,000 lbs
Adhesive weight280,000 lbs
Axle load70,000 lbs
Power
Top speed70 mph
Starting effort68,500 lbf
EngineGE 7FDL-16
Engine typeV16 diesel
Fuel3,150 us gal
Engine output4,000 hp (2,983 kW)
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Boiler
Calculated Values
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GE Dash 8
last changed: 09 2023
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