SD 2,000

The SD38-2 is the six axle version of a GP38-2. The SD38-2 provides additional tractive effort over its four axle counterpart while employing the same 16 cylinder roots blown 645E engine and the dash 2 control system.

Product Details
Horsepower 2,000
Axle 6
Tractive Effort @ Min. Cont. Speed 84,000 lbs. @ 6.7 mph
Length Over Coupler Pulling Faces 68 feet, 10 inches
Distance between Bolster Centers 43 feet, 3.5 inches
Truck-Rigid Wheel Base 13 feet, 7 inches
Width Over Grab Irons 10 feet, 3-1/2 inches
Height Above Rails 15 feet, 7-1/2 inches
Wheel Diameter 40 inches
Fuel Capacity 3,200 to 4,000 gallons
Engine 16-645E, 16 cylinder roots-blown, GM Diesel
Main Generator AR10 Alternator
Traction Motors Six D77/78 direct current
Standard Gearing 62:15 gear ratio
Weight Total loaded weight on rails average 368,000 lbs.

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