Nice, 2000 HP out of a V8 710 - thats great -
Imagine the fuel savings compared to a GP38 with a normal aspirated V16 645
Is the V8 turbo'ed or NA?
I find whats even more interesting than the modern day GP9 is the E60 that its coupled to!!!
Locomotive manufacturer EMD has taken its first steps to re-enter the repowering business with the launch of the GP22ECO and GP32ECO scheduled for this month.Read more at:
tomjohn wrote:If I understand this correctly the rebuilt loco the "GP22 ECO" loco has components from an SD24?From a CP GP9u, I believe.
mbta1051dan wrote:Not in the USA, perhaps, but in Romania old diesel locos are being modernised with new cabs and EMD 8-710 engines.Allen Hazen wrote: does anyone here know if 8-710 engines have been produced before this?The newest Block Island Ferry, the Block Island (c. 1997) has two EMD 8-710 engines. But there again, that is a marine application. Domestically, there have never been any railroad versions of the 8-710 that I have heard about.