NRE 1GS-7B Diesel-Electric Locomotive
The NRE 1GS-7B is a low-emissions diesel switcher locomotive built by National Railway Equipment. It is powered by a single Cummins QSK19C I6 engine which develops a total power output of 700 horsepower (522 kW). There have been nine 1GS-7B locomotives produced to date, manufactured at NREC's Mount Vernonshops in Southern Illinois, and at NREC'S Dixmoor shops. It's also the only current single-engine switcher marketed in NRE's N-ViroMotive catalog.
Owner: Alliance Grain Terminal
Road number: 2605
Road numbers: 8001-8004
Owner: National Railway Equipment
Road number: 700
Remarks: Demonstration Unit
Owner: Northrop Grumman
Road number: 507
Road number: 2010
Owner: Wisconsin Public Services
Road number: 100
Total Units: 9
NRE 1GS7B Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Diesel-electric
Builder: National Railway Equipment (NREC)
Build date: September 2008 – Present
Total produced: 7
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Prime mover: Cummins QSK19C
Engine type: Straight-six engine
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An NRE 1GS-7B Diesel-Electric Locomotive.
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