Locomotives

MP15DC

MP 1,500

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.

Product Details
Horsepower 1,500
Axle 4
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 9 feet
Width Over Grab Irons 10 feet, ¾ inch
Height Above Rails 15 feet
Wheel Diameter 40 inches
Fuel Capacity 1,100 to 1,400 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 248,000 lbs.

GATX Corporation