GE U28C

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GE U28C
ATSF 358 GE U28CG San Diego CA 1968.jpg
Santa Fe #358, a GE U28CG, along with its companion unit #353, makes a rare appearance at the head of the San Diegan in 1968.
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder GE Transportation Systems
Model U28C
Build date February 1966 – November 1966
Total produced 71 (plus 10 U28CG)
Specifications
AAR wheel arr. C-C
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Prime mover GE FDL-16
Performance figures
Power output 2,800 hp (2,090 kW)

The U28C was developed by General Electric from the U25C, with a slight increase in power of 300 hp (224 kW).[1] A passenger-hauling variant, the U28CG, was also produced for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

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Original Owners[edit]

Railroad Quantity Road numbers
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway 10 (U28CG) 350-359
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad 16 562-577
Louisville and Nashville Railroad 8 1525–1532
Northern Pacific Railway 12 2800–2811
Pennsylvania Railroad 15 6520-6534
Southern Pacific Railroad 10 7150-7159
Union Pacific Railroad 10 2800–2809

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Marre, Louis A. (1995). Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years: A Guide to Diesels Built Before 1972. Railroad Reference Series (Book 10). Waukesha, WI, USA: Kalmbach Publishing. ISBN 0890242585. 
  2. ^ Sarberenyi, Robert. GE U28C and U28CG Original Owners