GP15-1 Technical Information



GP15-1 Historical Photo Gallery (1976 - 1998)

GP15-1 Survivors Photo Gallery (Post 1999)

Dimension

The GP15-1 is 54' 11" in length over the couplers and stands 15' 2 1/2" high
The unit is 10' 3 1/8" wide over the handrails
Distance between the bolsters is 29' 9"

General

Built in 1979, Order Number 787249
Weight- 246,000lbs
Maximum Curvature Per Single Unit- 49 °

Engine

Model- 12-645E
Cylinder Arrangement- V-12 2 cycle
RPM Idle- 300 Low Idle- 255 Throttle 8- 900 Overspeed- 990
Main Generator- D32B2
Auxiliary Generator- 18KW
Auxiliary Alternator- D14
Traction Motors- D77
Traction Motor Blowers Motor- Mechanical
Radiator Fans- 1
Grid Blowers- No

Performance

Horsepower- 1500
Maximum Continuous Tractive Effort- 47,000lbs
Minimum Continuous Speed- 9.4mph
Maximum Speed- 65mph
Traction Motor Rating- 920 amps
No Dynamic Brake

Capacities

Fuel- 2400 gallons
Lube Oil- 255 gallons
Engine Coolant- 230 gallons
Sand- 56 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- J84B or J1
Vent Valve- No. 8
Safety Control- Pulse II or Quantum
Horn- Leslie RSL-3LR
Air Filters, Brake- Salem 824 Auxiliary- Salem 818
No Air Dryer

Trucks

Wheel Diameter- 40"
Gear Ratio- 62:15
Journal Bearings- Hyatt 6.5"
Brake Rigging- Most clasp
Brake Shoes- Most 16" composition

Special Features

Radio Provision- Clean cab
Cab Heater- Electric
Speed Recorder- Quantum
Speed Indicator- Pulse 80 or EQ
Water Cooler- Portable ice chest
Toilet System- Chemical
Snow Plow- 38" both ends
Cab Signal Equipped
1620 - 1648 LSL Equipped
Type 1 Power Knockout Equipped
Allignment Control Coupler Equipped
1620, 1622, 1625-1645, 1647-1648, 1661-1663, 1666 Equipped with grid pad reporting system

CR # Previous # Builders # Build Date Other
1600   787249-1 7-1979  
1601   787249-2 7-1979  
1602   787249-3 7-1979  
1603   787249-4 7-1979  
1604   787249-5 7-1979  
1605   787249-6 7-1979  
1606   787249-7 7-1979  
1607   787249-8 7-1979  
1608   787249-9 7-1979  
1609   787249-10 7-1979  
1610   787249-11 7-1979  
1611   787249-12 8-1979  
1612   787249-13 8-1979  
1613   787249-14 8-1979  
1614   787249-15 8-1979  
1615   787249-31 9-1979  
1616   787249-32 9-1979  
1617   787249-33 9-1979  
1618   787249-34 9-1979  
1619   787249-35 9-1979  
1620   787249-36 9-1979  
1621   787249-37 10-1979  
1622   787249-38 10-1979  
1623   787249-39 10-1979  
1624   787249-40 10-1979  
1625   787249-41 10-1979  
1626   787249-42 10-1979  
1627   787249-43 10-1979  
1628   787249-44 10-1979  
1629   787249-45 10-1979  
1630   787249-46 10-1979  
1631   787249-47 10-1979  
1632   787249-48 11-1979  
1633   787249-49 10-1979  
1634   787249-50 10-1979  
1635   787249-51 11-1979  
1636   787249-52 10-1979  
1637   787249-53 11-1979  
1638   787249-54 11-1979  
1639   787249-55 10-1979  
1640   787249-56 11-1979  
1641   787249-57 11-1979  
1642   787249-58 11-1979  
1643   787249-59 11-1979  
1644   787249-60 11-1979  
1645   787249-61 11-1979  
1646   787249-62 11-1979  
1647   787249-63 11-1979  
1648   787249-64 11-1979  
1649   787249-65 11-1979  
1650   787249-66 11-1979  
1651   787249-67 11-1979  
1652   787249-82 12-1979  
1653   787249-83 12-1979  
1654   787249-84 12-1979  
1655   787249-85 12-1979  
1656   787249-86 11-1979  
1657   787249-87 11-1979  
1658   787249-88 12-1979  
1659   787249-89 12-1979  
1660   787249-90 12-1979  
1661   787249-91 12-1979  
1662   787249-92 12-1979  
1663   787249-93 12-1979  
1664   787249-94 12-1979  
1665   787249-95 12-1979  
1666   787249-96 12-1979  
1667   787249-97 12-1979  
1668   787249-98 12-1979  
1669   787249-99 12-1979  
1670   787249-100 12-1979  
1671   787249-68 11-1979  
1672   787249-69 11-1979  
1673   787249-70 11-1979  
1674   787249-71 11-1979  
1675   787249-72 11-1979  
1676   787249-73 11-1979  
1677   787249-74 11-1979  
1678   787249-75 11-1979  
1679   787249-76 11-1979  
1680   787249-77 11-1979  
1681   787249-78 12-1979  
1682   787249-79 11-1979  
1683   787249-80 12-1979  
1684   787249-81 12-1979  
1685   787249-16 8-1979  
1686   787249-17 8-1979  
1687   787249-18 8-1979  
1688   787249-19 8-1979  
1689   787249-20 8-1979  
1690   787249-21 8-1979  
1691   787249-22 9-1979  
1692   787249-23 9-1979  
1693   787249-24 9-1979  
1694   787249-25 9-1979  
1695   787249-26 9-1979  
1696   787249-27 9-1979  
1697   787249-28 9-1979  
1698   787249-29 9-1979  
1699   787249-30 9-1979  

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