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GE U33B Diesel-Electric Locomotive
The GE U33B diesel-electric locomotive model was offered by GE in 1966, featuring a V16 diesel prime mover. It is 60 ft 2 in (18.34 m) long.
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (Rock Island)
New York Central Railroad
Seaboard Coast Line Railroad
GE U33B Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: GE Transportation Systems
Build date: December 1966 – March 1975
Total produced: 137
• AAR B-B
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length: 60 ft 2 in (18.34 m)
Prime mover: GE FDL-16
Engine type: V16 diesel
Power output: 3,300 hp (2,500 kW)
Penn Central No. 2906 with a freight train in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1970.
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