B36-7 Technical Information



B36-7 Historical Photo Gallery (1976 - 1998)

B36-7 Survivors Photo Gallery (Post 1999)

Dimension

The B36-7 is 61' 2" in length over the couplers and stands 15' 4" high over the exhaust
The unit is 10' 11" wide over the handrails
Distance between the bolsters is 36' 8"

General

Built 1983
Weight- 272,000lbs
Maximum Curvature Per Single Unit- 39 °

Engine

Model- 7FDL46
Cylinder Arrangement- V-16 4 Cycle
RPM Idle- 450 Low Idle- 385 Throttle 8- 1050 Overspeed- 1150
Spark Arrestor- Turbo
Main Generator- GTA-24
Auxiliary Generator- 5GY27L1
No Auxiliary Alternator
Exciter- 5GY27MI
Traction Motors- GE 752AF
Traction Motor Blowers Motor- Mechanical
Radiator Fans- Mechanical
Grid Blowers- Mechanical-ECC

Performance

Horsepower- 3700
Maximum Continuous Tractive Effort- 57,300lbs
Minimum Continuous Speed- 12mph
Maximum Speed- 70mph
Traction Motor Rating- 1260 amps
Standard Dynamic Brake

Capacities

Fuel- 3250 gallons
Lube Oil- 380 gallons
Engine Coolant- 365 gallons
Sand- 48 cubic feet

Air Brake Equipment

Schedule- 26-L
Automatic Brake Valve- 26-C
Independent Brake Valve- SA-26
Control Valve- 26-F
Application Valve- P-2-A
Relay Valve- J1.6 or 16
Vent Valve- No. 8
Safety Control- Pulse III Or Quantum
Horn- Leslie SL-3LR
Air Filters, Brake- Salem 824-070 Auxiliary- Salem 818-070
No Air Dryer

Trucks

Wheel Diameter- 40"
Gear Ratio- 83:20
Journal Bearings- Timken 6.5"
Brake Rigging- Single Shoe
Brake Shoes- 16" Composition

Special Features

Radio Provision- Provisions For Clean Cab Radio
Cab Heater- Electric
Speed Recorder- Pulse 48H8C-6
Speed Indicator- Pulse 80 mph Or EQ
Water Cooler- Portable Cooler
Toilet System- Chemical
Snow Plow- Short Hood Only
No Spotter
Cab Signal Equipped
Self Load Test Equipped
8 Channel Event Recorder Equipped
Harmon Select-A-Power Equipped
Type 1 Power Knockout Equipped
Alignment Control Coupler Equipped
Wheel Flange Lubricator Equipped


Roster

CR # Previous # Builders # Build Date Other
5000   44251 11-1983  
5001   44252 10-1983  
5002   44253 10-1983  
5003   44254 11-1983  
5004   44255 11-1983  
5005   44256 11-1983  
5006   44257 11-1983  
5007   44258 11-1983  
5008   44259 11-1983  
5009   44260 11-1983  
5010   44261 11-1983  
5011   44262 11-1983  
5012   44263 11-1983  
5013   44264 11-1983  
5014   44265 11-1983  
5015   44266 11-1983  
5016   44267 11-1983  
5017   44268 11-1983  
5018   44269 11-1983  
5019   44270 11-1983  
5020   44271 11-1983  
5021   44272 11-1983  
5022   44273 11-1983  
5023   44274 11-1983  
5024   44275 11-1983  
5025   44276 11-1983  
5026   44277 11-1983  
5027   44278 11-1983  
5028   44279 11-1983  
5029   44280 11-1983  
5030   44281 11-1983  
5031   44282 11-1983  
5032   44283 12-1983  
5033   44284 12-1983  
5034   44285 12-1983  
5035   44286 12-1983  
5036   44287 12-1983  
5037   44288 12-1983  
5038   44289 12-1983  
5039   44290 12-1983  
5040   44291 12-1983  
5041   44292 12-1983  
5042   44293 12-1983  
5043   44294 12-1983  
5044   44295 12-1983  
5045   44296 12-1983  
5046   44297 12-1983  
5047   44298 12-1983  
5048   44299 12-1983  
5049   44400 12-1983  
5050   44401 12-1983  
5051   44402 12-1983  
5052   44403 12-1983  
5053   44404 12-1983  
5054   44405 12-1983  
5055   44406 12-1983  
5056   44407 12-1983  
5057   44408 12-1983  
5058   44409 12-1983  

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