EMD SW 1500

EMD SW-1500
A versatile, medium horsepower, modern switching machine! Fantastic for use in scrap mills, switching railroads, industrial settings and nearly anywhere a seamless blend of low-speed power and flexibility are daily requirements.

Locomotive Builder: EMD

Locomotive Exterior Dimensions

Engine: 645E 12 cylinder Total Length 44′-08"
Bore & Stroke 8.5″ X 10″ Wheel Diameter 40"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 800 / 275 Truck Wheel Base 9′-00″
Main Generator: D32 Cab Width 10′-03"
Horsepower: 1500 Engine Hood Width 10′-00"
Gear Ratio: 62:15 Top of Walkway 8′-06″
Speed: 65 mph  
Trucks: 4-Wheel Minimum Turning Radius 30 degrees
Configuration: B-B  
Weight: 253,000 lbs  
Traction Motors: GM – D77 (Four)  
Tractive Effort (continuous):
42,250 LBS @ 10.7
Engine Air Filters: Paper
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Fuel Oil: 600-1100 GAL
Dynamic Braking: No Car body Air Filters: Paper
Auxiliary Generator: Delco 14KW Brake Rigging: Double Clasp
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 26L  
Compressor: Gardner-Denver Air Compressor Filter: Paper Element


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