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Croatian Railways Series 2062
|Type and origin|
|Builder||General Motors Diesel (GMD), Canada
Clyde Engineering, Australia
|AAR wheel arr.||C-C|
|Gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in),
Indonesia, Tasmania, Queensland,
1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in), Chile
|Length||16.94 m (55.6 ft)|
|Locomotive weight||98.8 long tons (100.4 t; 110.7 short tons); 116 long tons (118 t; 130 short tons)|
|Fuel capacity||2,840 litres (750 US gal; 620 imp gal)|
|Prime mover||GM 16-645E|
|Cylinder size||9.0625 in × 10 in (230 mm × 254 mm)|
|Maximum speed||124 km/h (77 mph)|
|Power output||2,000 or 2,200 bhp (1,490 or 1,640 kW)|
|Tractive effort||24,710 kgf (242.3 kN)|
The G26 is a General Motors diesel-electric locomotive built in the USA by Electro-Motive Diesel for export and in Australia by Clyde Engineering under licence. The G26 was developed to increase traction capacities on the tracks which supported lesser axle loadings. They were intended for main line freight and passenger traffic.
Rail companies using the G26 locomotives in the past or present include Australian Railroad Group, Freight Australia, Croatian Railways, PT Kereta Api in Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, Israel Railways, Korail, ONCF in Morocco, JŽ in Yugoslavia, and others.
Tasrail in Tasmania, operates 4 GL26C locomotives formerly of Queensland Rail. Known as the 2050 class. And two G26C locomotives known as the D class which are due to be retired late in 2014.
The JŽ 664 locomotives were originally acquired by the Yugoslav Railways, after the break up of Yugoslavia the class were split between Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia.
Serie 4500 Some units were made for the Rede Ferroviária Federal, Brazilian Federal Network, to operate at southern Brazil metre gauge (1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in)) lines and now, after destatization at operation on ALL- América Latina Logística, Latin Americ Logistic. Were made by EMD at Illinois. Have flexicoil trucks.
Kowloon-Canton Railway purchased 3 G26 CU locomotives(No.60,61 and 62) in the 1970s. These three-engine were leased to Mass Transit Railway Corporation in 2007 due to the merge of railway network.
Engine No.60 was named "Peter Quick", the CEO of KCRC during the 1980s.
86 G26CW-2 purchased by the Turkish Railways TCDD in 1989. These locos received road numbers DE22001 to DE22086.
- EMD GP38-2 - a contemporary 16-645E-powered EMD locomotive of similar rating, but designed for the more permissive North American loading gauge and axle load limits
- List of GMD Locomotives
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