GE U33B

The GE U33B was a diesel-electric locomotive that was offered by GE in 1966, featuring a 16 cylinder motor. It is 60 ft 2 in (18.34 m) long.

GE U33B
Penn Central #2906 with a freight train in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1970.
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderGE Transportation Systems
ModelU33B
Build dateDecember 1966 March 1975
Total produced137
Specifications
Configuration:
  AARB-B
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length60 ft 2 in (18.34 m)
Prime moverGE FDL-16
Engine typeV16 diesel
Cylinders16
Performance figures
Power output3,300 hp (2,500 kW)

Original owners

Railroad Quantity Numbers Notes
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (Rock Island) 25 190-199, 285-299
New York Central Railroad 2 2858–2859 downrated to 3000 hp, to Penn Central, Conrail 2858-2859
Penn Central 81 2890–2970 to Conrail 2890-2970
Seaboard Coast Line Railroad 29 1719–1747 Bloomberg trucks
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