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2017-01-25 - [PK] GE delivers first Evolution diesels to Pakistan

Home News Archive 2017-01-25 - [PK] GE delivers first Evolution diesels to Pakistan

The first 7 of 55 GE ES43ACi diesel locomotives were officially delivered to Pakistan Railways on January 23 in Karachi. Built in Erie in the USA, the 1676mm gauge locomotives will be delivered until mid-2017. The locomotives are designated by Pakistan Railways as the GEU-40 Class. The first locomotives are expected to enter service on coal trains between Port Qasim in Karachi and a coal-powered power plant at Sahiwal.

The ES43ACi for Pakistan Railways houses a GEVO12 12-cylinder diesel engine with a power output of 3400 kW, features a 8000-litre fuel tank and has a maximum speed of 120 km/h. The six-axle design supports a weight 137 tonnes.

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