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SW1200 Locomotives

Specifications listed are for standard locomotive models.

The majority of locomotives, other than switchers, in the GATX Locomotive Group fleet are equipped with dynamic braking. Contact Sam Buchholz at 312.621.6542 or sam.buchholz@gatx.com for specific equipment installed on available locomotives.



Horsepower:  1,200

Tractive effort @ minimum continuous speed:  35,000 pounds @ 10.7 mph

Length over coupler pulling faces:  44 feet, 6 inches

Distance between bolster centers:  22 feet

Truck-rigid wheel base:  8 feet

Width over grabirons:  10 feet, 2 inches

Height above rails:  14 feet, 6 inches

Wheel diameter:  40 inches

Fuel capacity:  600 gallons

Engine:  12-567C, 12 cylinder, roots-blown GM Diesel

Main Generator:  D25

Traction Motors:  Four D77 direct current

Standard Gearing:  62:15 gear ration

Weight:  Total loaded weight on rails average 248,000 pounds. (1/2 variable supplies)