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Union Pacific 588 was a General Electric model C36-7 modified internally to a C36M. Photo: Houston Texas, 2000.
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GE C36-7 Diesel-Electric Locomotive
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.
Ferrocarril del Pacífico (Mexico)
General Electric (testbed)
Hamersley Iron, Western Australia
Missouri Pacific Railroad
Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México (NdeM)
Norfolk and Western Railway
OCTRA (Trans-Gabon Railway, Central Africa)
GE C36-7 Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: GE Transportation Systems, GE do Brazil, A Goninan & Co
Build date: 1978–1989
Total produced: 599
• AAR C-C
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Locale: North America, Australia, Mexico, China, Africa
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