BN No. 5738 leads a freight train through Livingston, Montana. Photo by Drew Jacksich.
By Drew Jacksich from San Jose, CA, The Republic of California - livingston 8 71, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17932209
Classic Streamliners - TRAINCYCLOPEDIA
GE U33C Diesel-Electric Locomotive
The GE U33C is a 6-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by GE Transportation Systems between January 1968 and January 1975. 375 examples of this locomotive were built for 11 North American railroads and one construction contractor.
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Burlington Northern Railroad
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad
Delaware and Hudson Railway
Erie Lackawanna Railway
Great Northern Railway
S J Groves & Sons Construction
Illinois Central Railroad
Northern Pacific Railway
Southern Pacific Railroad
GE U33C Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: GE Transportation Systems
Build date: January 1968 – January 1975
Total produced: 375
• AAR C-C
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Power output: 3,300 hp (2.5 MW)
Locale: North America
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