What is a SD70ACe?


What is a SD70ACe?

The EMD (Electro Motive Division) SD70ACe (often nicknamed “Ace” or “The Ace” by most railfans, builders, and employees) is a type of six-axle, 16-cylinder, 4,300hp AC-traction diesel-electric locomotive which was first introduced in 2004 (the prototypes built the previous year), and has been in production since 2005 …

When was the SD70ACe built?

N/A. The EMD/Progress Rail SD70ACe is a six-axle, 4300- horsepower, AC-traction diesel locomotive which was first introduced in 2004, and was produced from 2005-2015. The SD70ACe is no longer in production in the United States due to its EMD 710 engine’s failure to meet EPA Tier 4 emissions regulations.

What is the strongest train?

All hail Mother Russia: with 17,838 horsepower, the Novocherkassk 4E5K locomotive is the most powerful in the world.

What is the price of one locomotive?

So, How much do locomotives cost? A diesel locomotive could cost from $500,000-$2 million. While an electric locomotive could cost more than $6 million. Price depends on whether it is powered by AC or DC traction, how much horsepower it has, or what electronics it is equipped with.

How much horsepower does a SD70ACe have?

SD70ACe is equipped with EMD’s 16-710-G3C-T2 prime mover, rated at 4,300 horsepower (3,200 kW); later Tier 3 models are rated at 4,500 horsepower (3,400 kW), and have a thermal efficiency of almost 36%. They are rated at 157,000 lbf (700 kN) continuous tractive effort (191,000 lbf (850 kN) starting).

How wide is a SD70ACe?

The underframe and coupler height were listed as 73.0″ and 34.5″ in the general arrangement diagram, based on a 43″ wheel diameter. However, since I drew my 1:18 rendition of the HTCR truck with 42″ wheels, those dimensions in my drawing are 72.5″ and 34.0″ respectively. The drawing shows an SD70ACe with HTCR trucks.

How long is a ES44AC?

73′ 2″ 74′ 6″

Model ES44AC ET44AC
Wheel arrangement C-C C-C
Length 73′ 2″ 74′ 6″ (lengthened to accomodate cooling system and larger cab hood)
Weight 416-432,000 lbs. 426,000 lbs.
Height 15′ 5″ 16′ 1″ (over antennas)