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Performance Specifications
  • 4,300 THP and locomotive equipped with EMD's 16-710G3C-T2 engine
  • EPA Tier-2 emissions certified
  • Tractive and braking effort capability
    • 113,100 lbs. continuous TE
    • 163,000 lbs. starting TE
    • 86,850 lbs. braking effort
 
Performance Impact
  • The SD70M-2 builds on the record-breaking reliability of the more than 1500 710-powered SD70Ms.
  • The 70 series DC locomotive provides potential for unit reduction, fuel savings and additional revenue tonnage capability over SD40-2 locomotives
  • Train simulation results indicate that 3 SD70M-2s can replace 4 SD40-2s
 
Reliability and Serviceability
  • Familiar 710 Engine
    • No new tooling or training required
    • New hood tilts up for easy access
  • Less Scheduled Maintenance
    • 184-day maintenance intervals
    • Alternator fuses replaced by solid state electronics
    • Spin-on fuel and electronics display filters eliminated
  • New predictive and diagnostic tools available
    • Remaining fuel filter life
    • Cooling system status
  • Gen2 FIRE System
    • Transreflective LCD color display for enhanced readability
    • Provides a single integrated archive for ease of maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Based on an open architecture which supports numerous 3rd party applications
    • Various wireless communications packages available (Cellular, Wireless LAN, etc) to support IntelliTrain and Locomotive Management Services
  • Reliable and durable D100 traction motors
  • HTSC Bolsterless Truck
    • Designed for one million miles between overhauls
    • Reduced maintenance due to fewer parts
 
Safety Aspects
  • HTSC Bolsterless Truck
    • Designed for one million miles between overhauls
    • Reduced maintenance due to fewer parts