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N-ViroMotive 3GS-21B ULEL Switcher

Specifications

General Data

Model Number
3GS-21B
Model Designation
3GS-21B
Locomotive Power
2100 HP
Wheel Arrangement
B-B

Dimensions

AARPlate2
Plate L
Length Over Coupler Pulling Faces
62’6”
Width Over Grab Irons
10’6”
Maximum Height Above Rail
16’3”
Wheel Diameter
40”
Minimum Curve Radius Single Unit
147ft-39°
Weight
268,000lbs

Supplies

Fuel
2900gal
Sand
48ft3
Coolant Per N Gen
45gal
Lubricating Oil Per N Gen
80gal
Used Lube Oil Reservoir
200gal
Retention Tank
100gal

Equipment

Engine Model
QSK19C
Generator Model
572RDL
Air Compressor Model
GAR30
Air Brake Model
CCB26
Microprocessor Model
NFORCE
Traction Motors
D77-78

Advantage

  • Reductions of 85%-90% in NOx and PM compared to uncontrolled locomotive emissions
  • 85%+ reductions in noise attenuation levels similar to on-highway trucks
  • Fuel savings of 35%-70% dependent on the applications
  • Reductions in locomotive mechanical and electrical maintenance costs from 35%-50%+
  • Tractive effort efficiency improvements of 65%-75%+ over conventional locomotives

Capacity

  • Four axle and six axle designs
  • Horsepower ranges from 700 to 3600
  • Current speeds of up to 70 miles per hour; research and development in progress for engines capable
  • HEP capacities from 300KW to 525KW
  • GPS and remote site diagnostics available

Certifications

  • Certified by the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States
  • First locomotive recognized as Ultra Low Emitting (ULEL) by the California Air Resources Board
  • Meets all criteria of EPA regulations for 2012 Tier III
  • Meets all criteria of EPA regulations for 2015 Tier IV excepting NOx
  • Part 238 compliant for locomotive passenger services (except for those requirements related to individual specifications for which certification is only available case by case)

Rendering

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