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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.

Original owners

China Railways

Quantity: 422
Road numbers: ND5.0001–ND5.0422

Conrail

Quantity: 25
Road numbers: 6620–6644

Ferrocarril del Pacífico (Mexico)

Quantity: 15
Road numbers: 419–433

General Electric (testbed)

Quantity: 1
Road number: 505

Hamersley Iron, Western Australia

Quantity: 3
Road numbers: 5057–5059

Missouri Pacific Railroad

Quantity: 60
Road numbers: 9000–9059

Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México (NdeM)

Quantity: 25
Road numbers: 9317–9341

Norfolk and Western Railway

Quantity: 31
Road numbers: 8500–8530

Norfolk Southern

Quantity: 12
Road numbers: 8531–8542

OCTRA (Trans-Gabon Railway, Central Africa) 

Quantity: 8
Road numbers: CC301–CC308

GE C36-7 Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: GE Transportation Systems, GE do Brazil, A Goninan & Co
Model: C36-7
Build date: 1978–1989
Total produced: 599
Specifications
Configuration:
​ • AAR C-C
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Career
Locale: North America, Australia, Mexico, China, Africa

See also:

GE Dash 7 Series

GE Diesel Locomotives

GE Transportation

Diesel Locomotives

Union Pacific 588 was a General Electric model C36-7 modified internally to a C36M. Photo: Houston Texas, 2000.
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