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GP 3,000

The GP40 utilizes a turbocharged 16 cylinder engine to produce an extra 1000HP, which allows the unit to maintain tractive effort at higher speeds. GATX also carries -2 and -3 variations providing additional tractive effort and control system upgrades.

Product Details

Horsepower 3,000
Axle 4
Tractive Effort @ Min. Cont. Speed 55,000 lbs. @ 11.3 mph
Length Over Coupler Pulling Faces 59 feet, 2 inches
Distance between Bolster Centers 34 feet
Truck-Rigid Wheel Base 9 feet
Width Over Grab Irons 10 feet, 2-1/2 inches
Height Above Rails 15 feet, 2-1/2 inches
Wheel Diameter 40 inches
Fuel Capacity 1,700 to 3,600 gallons
Engine 16-645E3, 16 cylinder turbocharged, GM Diesel
Main Generator AR10 Alternator
Traction Motors Four D77/78 direct current
Standard Gearing 62:15 gear ratio
Weight Total loaded weight on rails average 257,000 lbs.

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