GE Export Diesels

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Re: GE Export Diesels

Postby G.E. BLDR » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:39 pm

Egypt wants another 100. Did 80 of them 10 yrs. ago
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Re: GE Export Diesels

Postby renrut44 » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:19 pm

The additional 20 units ordered by Pakistan are C20EMP, not ES43ACi
http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/trac ... sword_list[]=pakistan&no_cache=1

The Egyptian order, South Africa (223 kits), the ES43BBi in Brazil, all use non Tier 4 complaint GEVO engines. Apparently the compliant engine has a heavier strengthened block, and heavier crankshaft?

With earlier export locos it is common to refer to U20C as phase 1 and phase 2

With GEVO engines will we have to use "phase" to ID blocks, or does GE have a system covering engines?

With GE requiring lightweight engines for the export market, it looks like the earlier (phase 1?) engine has an assured future. Including Brazil, GE have orders for around 350 of the earlier engine in the pipeline. This engine is also license built at CRRC Qishuyan in China
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Re: GE Export Diesels

Postby atsf sp » Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:32 am

What are the current export orders being built in Erie.

I was going past Enola and saw a line of about 6 exports on flats sitting there. Paint scheme was similar to the VALE Scheme.

Does anyone know which locomotives these were?
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Re: GE Export Diesels

Postby atsf sp » Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:36 am

In regards to my last post turns out they were the seven new VALE CARAJAS ES58ACi.
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