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EMD GP15-1 - NEXT PHOTOS


EMD GP15-1

Technical Data And Photos



Type: Four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive.

Model: GP15-1
GP = General Purpose, 15 = 1500 hp

Build date: June 1976 March 1982

Builder: General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD), USA

Total produced: 310

Locale: USA


Total produced: 310

Original Owners:

Missouri Pacific Railroad
Quantity: 160
Numbers: 1555 - 1714
Most in service with Union Pacific Railroad
No. 1555 - No. 1574 were outfitted with the standard 81" nose, while the remaining units (all built in December 1976 or later) came with an 88" nose.

Conrail
Quantity: 100
Numbers: 1600 - 1699
Some in service with CSX Transportation
All retired by Norfolk Southern Railway

Chicago and North Western Railway
Quantity: 25
Numbers: 4400 - 4424
Most in service with Union Pacific Railroad

St. Louis-San Francisco Railway
Quantity: 25
Numbers: 100 - 124
Most are in service with BNSF Railway.
Some traded to GMTX for GP38-2's



Technical Specifications:

Track gauge: 1 435 mm (4'8.5") standard gauge

Wheel arrangement: B-B

Number of axles: 4

Engine:
Type: Two-stroke 45-degree V12 diesel engine.
Model: GM 645E
Power output: 1120 kW (1500 hp)
Number of cylinders: 12
Displacement: 126.8 L (7,740 in3)
Displacement per cylinder: 10.6 L (645 in3)
Bore: 231 mm (9.1 in)
Stroke: 254 mm (10 in)
Aspiration: roots blower
Valvetrain: Intake ports in each cylinder liner, 4 exhaust valves in each cylinder head.
Oil system: Forced lubrication system, wet sump.
Cooling: water-cooled


Main generator:
D32-D14, nominal 600 volt direct current rating, ventilated by blower.

Traction motors:
Four D77 direct current, series wound, roller bearing, forced ventilated, axle hung motors, 62:15 gear ratio.

Truck assemblies:
Two motor-four wheel truck assemblies with outside swinghanger suspension.

Total loaded weight on rails: 109 000 kg (240,000 lbs)


Supplies:
Fuel tank: 9085 L (2,400 US gal)
Cooling water: 870 L (230 US gal)
Lubricating oil: 625 L (165 US gal)
Sand: 56 cu. ft.

Dimensions:
Wheel diameter: 1016 mm (40")
Length over coupler pulling faces: 16 740 mm (54'11")
Distance between bolster centers: 9070 mm (29'9")
Truck-rigid wheel base: 2740 mm (9'0")
Width over grab irons: 10'3 1/8"
Height above rails: 15'4 1/2"
Minimum curve radius: 37 m (120')


Brakes: air brake

Tractive effort: 210 kN (47,000 lbf)

Maximum speed: 113 km/h (70 mph)


American diesel locomotive - EMD GP15-1
American diesel locomotive - EMD GP15-1.
Northern Lines Railway (NLR) 422 an Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) GP15-1 built in June 1976 for the Chicago & Northwestern.
Locomotive is seen here near the Mid-America Car Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Taken on: 3 February 2019
Camera model: Canon EOS 80D
Size of the photo: 5362 3490 pixels, 2.85 MB
Author of the photo: Tyler Silvest
License: (CC BY 2.0)


EMD GP15-1 general purpose locomotive
EMD GP15-1 general purpose locomotive.
Ventura County Railroad 1560 locomotive, 5th Street, Oxnard, California, USA.
Taken on: 22 January 2014, 08:23
Size of the photo: 3014 1856 pixels, 2.98 MB
Author of the photo: Fettlemap
License: (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Changes made: The image was extracted from the original photo.
The original photo is below.


The yellow diesel locomotive
The yellow diesel locomotive.
Ventura County Railroad 1560 locomotive EMD GP15-1, 5th Street, Oxnard, California, USA.
Taken on: 22 January 2014, 08:23
Size of the photo: 4320 2432 pixels, file size: 3.56 MB
Author of the photo: Fettlemap
License: (CC BY-SA 3.0)


EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive
EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive.
No. 4408 at Rockwell St., Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Taken on: 2 March 1996
Size of the photo: 1800 1150 pixels, 273 kB
Author of the photo: David Wilson
License: (CC BY 2.0)


EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive of the Union Pacific Railroad
EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive of the Union Pacific Railroad.
Union Pacific UP 1642 EMD GP15-1.
Marion, Illinois, Western Railroad, the United States of America.
Taken on: 3 December 1988
Size of the photo: 4752 3168 pixels, 2.30 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive in the snow
EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive in the snow.
Conrail EMD GP15-1 No. 1620 on Amtrak at Seabrook, Maryland, USA.
Taken on: 12 November 1987
Size of the photo: 1920 1080 pixels, 1.23 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


The blue diesel locomotive in the snow
The blue diesel locomotive in the snow.
Conrail EMD GP15-1 No. 1620 on Amtrak at Seabrook, Maryland, USA.
Taken on: 12 November 1987
Size of the photo: 2000 1358 pixels, 1.07 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


Union Pacific UP 1587 EMD GP15-1 locomotive
Union Pacific UP 1587 EMD GP15-1 locomotive.
Villa Grove, Illinois, Western Railroad, USA.
Taken on: 4 August 1987
Size of the photo: 4752 3168 pixels, 1.73 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive
EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive.
Conrail CR 1604 EMD GP15-1 at Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Eastern Railroad, USA.
Taken on: 13 June 1987
Size of the photo: 4752 3168 pixels, 1.73 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 road switcher diesel-electric locomotive
EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive.
Conrail CR 1621 EMD GP15-1 at Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Eastern Railroad, USA.
Taken on: 13 June 1987
Size of the photo: 4752 3168 pixels, 1.72 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 road switcher diesel-electric locomotive
EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive.
Union Pacific UP 1593 EMD GP15-1 at Avondale, Louisiana, Western Railroad, USA.
Taken on: 30 May 1987
Size of the photo: 4752 3168 pixels, 2.06 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


Side view of EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive
Side view of EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive.
Missouri Pacific MP 1574 EMD GP15-1.
Villa Grove, Illinois, Western U.S. railroads, U.S.A. Taken on: 11 November 1986
Size of the photo: 5084 3270 pixels, 2.23 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 general purpose locomotive
EMD GP15-1 general purpose locomotive.
Missouri Pacific MP 1708 EMD GP15T locomotive.
Villa Grove, Illinois, Western U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 21 January 1986
Size of the photo: 5126 3234 pixels, 2.00 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive
EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive.
Conrail CR 1626 EMD GP15-1.
Harvard, Illinois, Midwestern U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 17 August 1985
Size of the photo: 1920 1080 pixels, 1.15 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 four-axle diesel locomotive
EMD GP15-1 four-axle diesel locomotive.
Conrail CR 1626 EMD GP15-1.
Harvard, Illinois, Midwestern U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 17 August 1985
Size of the photo: 5184 3381 pixels, 1.88 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


Two american locomotives at a train station
Two american locomotives at a train station.
Chicago & North Western CNW 4418 (GP15-1) & Regional Transportation Authority RTA 144 (F40PH)
Harvard, Illinois, Midwestern U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 3 April 1985
Size of the photo: 4921 3075 pixels, 1.61 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive
EMD GP15-1 four-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive.
Chicago & North Western CNW 4418 EMD GP15-1.
Harvard, Illinois, Midwestern U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 3 April 1985
Size of the photo: 5016 3160 pixels, 2.23 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 locomotive
EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive
Missouri Pacific MP 1690 - EMD GP15-1
Villa Grove, Illinois, Western U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 7 March 1985
Size of the photo: 5173 3302 pixels, 1.84 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 locomotive
EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive
Missouri Pacific MP 1690 - EMD GP15-1
Tuscola, Illinois, Western U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 7 March 1985
Size of the photo: 4953 3259 pixels, 1.87 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd


EMD GP15-1 locomotive
EMD GP15-1 diesel locomotive
Missouri Pacific MP 1626 - EMD GP15-1
Villa Grove, Illinois, Western U.S. railroads, U.S.A.
Taken on: 7 March 1985
Size of the photo: 5099 3244 pixels, 1.81 MB
Author of the photo: Gary Todd




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