A slightly larger version of a SW1500, the MP15DC provides increased tractive effort and a road-style truck configuration that provides comfort. They are suited for both switching and over the road applications.
Tractive Effort @ Min. Cont. Speed
46,970 lbs. @ 9.3 mph
Length Over Coupler Pulling Faces
48 feet, 8 inches
Distance between Bolster Centers
24 feet, 2 inches
Truck-Rigid Wheel Base
Width Over Grab Irons
10 feet, ¾ inch
Height Above Rails
1,100 to 1,400 gallons
12-645E, 12 cylinder roots-blown, GM Diesel
Four D77/78 direct current
62:15 gear ratio
Total loaded weight on rails average 248,000 lbs.