C40-8 Technical Information



C40-8 Historical Photo Gallery (1976 - 1998)

C40-8 Survivors Photo Gallery (Post 1999)

Dimension

The C40-8 is 70' 8" in length over the couplers and stands 15' 11" high over the horns, and 16' 1" over the antenna
The unit is 10' 3" wide over the handrails and 11' 8" over the awnings
Distance between the bolsters is 43' 4"

General

Built in 1989
Weight- 389,500lbs
Maximum Curvature Per Single Unit- 21 °

Engine

Model- 7FDL16
Cylinder Arrangement- V-16 4 Cycle
RPM Idle- 440 Low Idle- 338 Throttle 8- 1050 Overspeed- 1155
Spark Arrestor- Turbo
Main Generator- GMC 187
Auxiliary Generator- GMC 187
Auxiliary Alternator- GMC 187
Traction Motors- GE 752AG
Traction Motor Blowers Motor- 2, GDY75C
Radiator Fans- 1, GY30A
Grid Blowers- 2, GY72B1

Performance

Horsepower- 4000
Maximum Continuous Tractive Effort- 108,600lbs
Minimum Continuous Speed- 11mph
Maximum Speed- 70mph
Traction Motor Rating- 1360 amps
Dynamic Brake- High Capacity Extended Range
Maximum Dynamic Braking Effort- 78,600lbs
Speed At Maximum Dynamic Braking Effort- 12-24.9mph

Capacities

Fuel- 5000 gallons
Lube Oil- 410 gallons
Engine Coolant- 380 gallons
Sand- 48 cubic feet

Air Brake Equipment

Schedule- 26-L
Automatic Brake Valve- 26-C
Independent Brake Valve- 26-F
Control Valve- 26-F
Application Valve- P-2-A
Relay Valve- J1.6-16
Vent Valve- 2, No. 8
Safety Control- Pulse III or Quantum
Horn- Leslie RSL-3LR
Air Filters, Brake- Salem 824-176 Auxiliary- Salem 818-176
No Air Dryer

Trucks

Wheel Diameter- 40"
Gear Ratio- 83:20
Journal Bearings- Timken 6.875"
Brake Rigging- Single Shoe
Brake Shoes- 16" Composition

Special Features

Radio Provision- All Channel 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
Speed Control Equipped
Spotter Being Applied By NS
Cab Signal / LSL Equipped
Self Load Test Equipped
Locked Wheel Protection
Allignment Control Coupler Equipped
Type 1 Power Knockout
Hump Control Equipped
Harmon Select-A-Power Equipped
Wheel Flange Lubricator Equipped



CR # Previous # Builders # Build Date Other
6025   45906 3-1989  
6026   45907 3-1989  
6027   45908 3-1989  
6028   45909 3-1989  
6029   45910 3-1989  
6030   45911 3-1989  
6031   45912 3-1989  
6032   45913 3-1989  
6033   45914 3-1989  
6034   45915 3-1989  
6035   45916 3-1989  
6036   45917 3-1989  
6037   45918 3-1989  
6038   45919 3-1989  
6039   45920 3-1989  
6040   45921 3-1989  
6041   45922 3-1989  
6042   45923 3-1989  
6043   45924 3-1989  
6044   45925 3-1989  
6045   45926 3-1989  
6046   45927 3-1989  
6047   45928 3-1989  
6048   45929 3-1989  
6049   45930 3-1989  

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