GE C36-7

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GE C36-12345
C36M UP 588 1.jpg
Union Pacific 588 was a General Electric model C36-7 modified internally to a C36M. Photo: Houston Texas, 2000.
Type and origin
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder GE Transportation Systems, GE do Brazil
A Goninan & Co
Model C36-7
Build date 1978–1989
Total produced 599
AAR wheel arr. C-C
Gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Locale North America, Australia, Mexico
China Railways class ND5
C36-7i in Estonia

The GE C36-7 is a 6-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by GE Transportation Systems, GE do Brazil and A Goninan & Co between 1978 and 1989. 599 examples of this locomotive were built, 422 of which were exported to the People's Republic of China, where it is designated as ND5. In 2003 58 ex MP / UP locos were exported to Estonia.

GE do Brazil built 15 C36-7s for Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México, numbers 9327–9341.

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Railroad Quantity Road numbers
China Railways 422 ND5.0001–ND5.0422
Conrail 25 6620–6644
Ferrocarril del Pacífico 15 419–433
General Electric (testbed) 1 505
Hamersley Iron, Western Australia 3 5057–5059[1]
Missouri Pacific Railroad 60 9000–9059
Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México 25 9317–9341
Norfolk and Western Railway 31 8500–8530
Norfolk Southern 12 8531–8542
OCTRA (Trans-Gabon Railway) 8 CC301–CC308


  1. ^ Oberg, Leon (2010). Locomotives of Australia 1850s–2010s. Kenthurst: Rosenberg Publishing. pp. 384–385. ISBN 9781921719011. 

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