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Illinois Central Railroad No. 9450, an EMD SD28.
EMD SD28 Diesel-Electric Locomotive
The EMD SD28 is a 6-axle 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.
Owner: Columbus and Greenville Railway
Owner: Reserve Mining Co.
Owner: Korean National Railways
EMD SD28 and SDP28 Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD)
Build date: July – September 1965, SDP28 May 1966
Total produced: 12
• AAR C-C
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Prime mover: EMD 567D1
Engine type: V16 diesel
Power output: 1,800 hp (1.34 MW)
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