TEP70

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TEP70
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Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderKolomna Locomotive Works
Specifications
Configuration:
 • UICCo′Co′
Gauge1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) Russian gauge
Loco weight135 t (132.87 long tons; 148.81 short tons)
Performance figures
Maximum speed160 km/h (99 mph)
Power output2,964 kW (3,975 hp)
Career
First run1973

The TEP70 main line single unit diesel passenger locomotive, rated at 2,964 kW (3,975 hp), with AC/DC transmission and individual axle traction control, is a railway engine designed to haul passenger trains on the Russian gauge railway network of eastern Europe. The TEP70 is currently[when?] in service in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Kazakhstan.

The TEP70 diesel locomotive has been used as the basis of two other sub classes, the TEP70BS and the TEP70U.[1]

The TEP70 also shares a number of components with the 2TE70 two-unit freight locomotive.

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  1. ^ "TEP70 Passenger Diesel Locomotive". Archived from the original on 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2011-08-14.