Locomotives

GP15-1

GP 1,500

Similar to an MP15 under the long hood, the GP15-1 provides a “GEEP” style cab and road trucks for short haul rail applications. The GP15-1 can be utilized in switching as well.

Product Details
Horsepower 1,500
Axle 4
Tractive Effort @ Min. Cont. Speed 47,000 lbs. @ 9.3 mph
Length Over Coupler Pulling Faces 54 feet, 11 inches
Distance between Bolster Centers 29 feet, 9 inches
Truck-Rigid Wheel Base 9 feet
Width Over Grab Irons 10 feet, 3 1/8 inches
Height Above Rails 15 feet, 2 5/8 inches
Wheel Diameter 40 inches
Fuel Capacity 2,400 gallons
Engine 12-645E, 12 cylinder, roots-blown, GM Diesel
Main Generator D32
Traction Motors Four D77/78 direct current
Standard Gearing 62:15 gear ratio
Weight Total loaded weight on rails average 246,000 lbs.

GATX Corporation