What happened to the SD90MAC?

As of 2019, some SD90MACs are still in service on the Union Pacific. Norfolk Southern had rostered 110 SD90MAC locomotives purchased or traded from Union Pacific or the CIT Group respectively, that have now all been rebuilt as EMD SD70ACU locomotives.

What is the largest diesel locomotive?

The Union Pacific Centennial
The Union Pacific Centennial is the largest and most powerful diesel locomotive ever built.

How long is an SD70ACe?


Specifications (est. to approx. values) SD70ACe SD70M-2
Length 74′ 3″ 74′ 3″
Weight 408,000 lbs. 407,000 lbs.
Height 15′ 11″ 15′ 11″
Engine Control System EM2000 EM2000

How much does an sd80mac weigh?


Wheel diameter 45 in (1,143 mm)
Length 80 ft 2 in (24.43 m)(80MAC) 76 ft 6 in (23.32 m)(80ACe)
Height 15 ft 5 in (4.70 m)(80MAC) 15 ft 10 in (4.83 m)(80ACe)
Loco weight 420,000 lb (191,000 kg)(80MAC) 432,500 lb (196,000 kg)(SD80ACe)

How many miles per gallon does a diesel locomotive get?

How Much Fuel Does A Train Locomotive Carry? A typical train hauls 3,000 tons of freight over 500 miles, emits 3,049 gallons of diesel fuel, as a result. If our cargo haul of 3,049 gallons is divided into 6000 tons and 500 miles, it is equivalent to 49 492 mile per gallon efficiency.

Does GE still make locomotives?

The G.E. unit is a leading manufacturer of locomotives for freight trains, and it had sales of $4.2 billion in 2017. The combined company, Wabtec and G.E. executives said, will be stronger, have a broader mix of rail operations and become a Fortune 500 corporation.

How many SD70ACe is BNSF?

Trivia. Union Pacific and BNSF Railway have the largest fleets of SD70ACe’s – UP has 687, while BNSF has 650. The SD70ACe was the last type of production diesel locomotive produced by EMD under GM’s ownership, and the first under CAT/Progress Rail.

What is the difference between SD70ACe and SD70M-2?

Between the SD70ACe and the SD70M-2, the only difference I know of is in the electrical cabinet behind the cab on the conductor’s side. An ACe has two large panel covers with grilles in them, whereas an M-2 has three panel covers with no grilles, just oval hand holes.