SW1000 / SW1001

SW <1,500

The SW1000 is the smallest of GATX’s switching locomotives. This model utilizes an 8 cylinder 645E engine that produces 42,000+ lbs. of tractive effort at minimum continuous speed.

Product Details
Horsepower 1,000
Axle 4
Tractive Effort @ Min. Cont. Speed 42,310 lbs. @ 6.7 mph
Length Over Coupler Pulling Faces 44 feet, 8 inches
Distance between Bolster Centers 22 feet
Truck-Rigid Wheel Base 8 feet
Width Over Grab Irons 10 feet, 6-3/4 inches
Height Above Rails 14 feet, 3 inches
Wheel Diameter 40 inches
Fuel Capacity 600 gallons
Engine 8-645E, 8 cylinder, roots-blown, GM Diesel
Main Generator D25 generator
Traction Motors Four D77/78 direct current
Standard Gearing 62:15 gear ratio
Weight Total loaded weight on rails (average) 235,000 lbs.

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