MLW MXS-630

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Data Sheet Information Compiled by: JEAN-DENIS BACHAND
New: 24 February 2007 Drawing by: Jean-Denis Bachand
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Engine Builder: American Locomotive Company Engine: V16 4-cycle Model 251C
Bore & Stroke 9" X 10.5"
RPM (Maximum / Minimum) 1050 / 350
Main Generator: GE - GT586A4 Horsepower: 3000
Gear Ratio: 62:15 Speed: 65 mph
Trucks: 6-Wheel Configuration: C-C
Traction Motor Blowers: Mechanically Driven Model: GE GY27 (four)
Weight: 268,000 lbs Traction Motors: GE 752 (six)
Tractive Effort (starting) 97,100 lbs @ 25% Tractive Effort (continuous): 77,100 lbs @ 12 mph
Multiple Unit Capability: Yes Dynamic Braking: Yes
Auxilary Generator: GE GY27 Alternator: GE GT56
Air Brake: Westinghouse Model: 24RL
Compressor: Westinghouse Model: 3CDC
Boiler Type: - PSI: -
Quantity Built: 33 Dates: 1978 to 1982
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Exterior Dimensions MXS-630
Total Length 61'-00"
Wheel Diameter 40" & 43" optional
Truck Wheel Base 11'-02"
Height to Top Engine Hood 13'-11.5"
Height to Top Cab 13'-09.5"
Cab Width 10'-00"
Engine Hood Width 9'-09"
Walkway Width 3'-06"
Height Walkway 8'-06"
Center Bolster 38'-02.5"
Center Front Truck to Front Pilot 1'-10"
Center Rear Tucrk to Rear Pilot 1'-10"
Distance between Truck Centers 49'-07.5"
Minimum Turning Radious 33 degrees / degrees
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Fuel Oil: 990 Lubricating Oil: 180
Engine Cooling Water: 315 Sand Capacity: 14 cu. ft.
Options:
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Reference Sources:
  • Diesel Locomotives, Volume 2, by Bob Hayden
  • Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years, by Louis A. Marre
  • Locomotive Brochures by Bombardier
  • Diesel & Electric Locomotives Specifications, 1981, by FK Hudson
  • A Centennial Remembrance, by Richard T. Steinbrenner

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