Tuesday, October 05, 2010

NJT/AMT dual-power prototype spotlighted at InnoTrans

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At the biannual InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation did a public unveiling of the new ALP45-DP dual-power a.c. catenary/diesel-electric locomotive it is building for New Jersey Transit and Montreal’s AMT. The 4,500-hp locomotive is equipped with twin Caterpillar diesel engines, two-axle trucks, a single operating cab, and a single pantograph.  It is designed to operate up to 125 mph, with a 72,000-pound axle load.alpdp45-2.jpgalpdp45-1.jpgalpdp45-5.jpg alpdp45-6.jpg



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