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EMD SD28 and SDP28
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderGeneral Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD)
Build dateJuly – September 1965, SDP28 May 1966
Total produced12
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Prime moverEMD 567D1
Engine typeV16 diesel
Performance figures
Power output1,800 hp (1.34 MW)

An EMD SD28 is a 6-axle road switcher diesel locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between July 1965 and September 1965. Power was provided by an EMD 567D1 16-cylinder engine which generated 1,800 horsepower (1.34 MW). This locomotive was basically a non-turbocharged version of the EMD SD35. 6 examples of this locomotive model were built for American railroads. A further 6 a passenger variant, type SDP28, were built for export to Korea in May 1966.

Original Buyers[edit]

Owner Quantity Numbers notes
Columbus and Greenville Railway 2 701-702
Reserve Mining Co. 4 1233–1236
Korean National Railways 6 6201-6206 type SDP28


  • Pinkepank, Jerry A. (1973). The Second Diesel Spotter's Guide. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing. ISBN 978-0-89024-026-7.
  • Thompson, J. David. EMD SD28, SD35 and related models Original Owners. Retrieved on August 27, 2006