Fan Railer wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9w7Ac1Cnsw
Minor correction it will be the 1010J3 not the 1010H3. The "J" indicates that the crankcase design has been modified from that used in the 265H engine. The final digit "3" indicates that the engine is turbocharged and intended for railroad locomotive usage. Undoubtedly there will be Marine variants, those for stationary and emergency power generation.
They're going with an updated 12 cylinder H engine (designated EMD 1010) good for 4600 BHP (4400 THP).
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I guess there could be a marine/stationary variant but is Caterpillar really going to spend money to compete against itself?
They already offer the C280 engine family;which is in the same power range as the 1010 (in 12 cylinder form) for those applications and sales seem to be good. The C280 is a greatly improved evolution of the 3600 series engine, sort of like how the 1010 is evolved from the GM/EMD 265H.
On another forum that I'm a member of, a poster who works with large industrial diesel engines said that it appears that the 1010 engine's Top deck is of similar design to the C280. I guess that being able to offer an EGR based emissions control system may be advantageous in some applications, Cats other Tier IV engines, including the C280, use SCR and I was recently reading a publication covering the Workboat/Tug industry that stated that SCR may not be ideal for vessels of that type.
But if there is a lot of C280 technology is used in the 1010 series then perhaps the 1010's EGR system can be adapted to the C280 (and maybe other Cat engine families like the C175).