FUEL CONSUMPTION CHART

LOCOMOTIVE FUEL CONSUMPTION CHART

THROTTLE POSITION
MODEL IDLE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
SW – 900 3.1 5.2 6.4 13.9 23.7 32.9 41.1 51.6 62.9
SW – 1200 3.3 5.1 6.3 13.8 23.1 29.6 41.3 5.4 68.9
SW – 1500 3.8 6.5 11.5 25.2 38.6 52.5 62.1 7.6 92.6
GP-9 3.5 4.4 13.4 23.6 36.8 56 67.7 82.2 108.1
GP-10 3.5 8 15 25 39.7 54.5 70 88 108
GP-35 5 11 20.9 34.9 51.2 72.1 96.2 124.3 143.6
GP-38 4.6 7 16 31.4 46.8 63.8 83.1 102.8 122.4
GP-40 5.5 7.4 24.9 41.4 57.2 79 108.5 145.8 167.7
SD-40-2 5.5 9.1 24.9 41.4 57.2 79 108.5 145.8 167.7

 

Note:

Fuel consumption rates vary per locomotive, even within its own class.

Many factors affect fuel consumption including mechanical conditions and operator operations.

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