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Diesel locomotive 2TE116-1737.jpg
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder Luhanskteplovoz
Total produced 2160
UIC class Co-Co+Co-Co
Gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in)
Loco weight 272 t (268 long tons; 300 short tons)
Performance figures
Maximum speed 100 km/h (62 mph)
Power output 4,500 kW (6,035 hp)
First run 1971

The 2TE116 is a broad gauge double diesel locomotive manufactured by Luhanskteplovoz, used extensively to haul heavy freight trains in the Soviet Union and its successor states, particularly by RŽD.[1]

Variants are still being sold by Transmash; Ulanbataar Railway placed an order for 35 in October 2010.[2]

The 2TE25 is a successor.[3]

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