PNR 2500 Class

The PNR 2500 Class is a class of 43[1] GE U10B locomotives first introduced in 1965 with the delivery of the first 13 locomotives of the class.

PNR 2500 Class
Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
DesignerGeneral Electric
BuilderGeneral Electric
Serial number35674-35686[1]
40742-40751[1]
40901-40910[1]
41838-41847[1]
ModelGE U10B
Build date1965 (2501-2513)
1976 (2514-2523, 2524-2533)
1979 (2534-2543)
Total produced43
Specifications
Configuration:
  AARB-B
  UICBo-Bo
GaugeCape Gauge
Wheel diameter1,000 mm (39 in)[2]
Minimum curve57 degrees[2]
Wheelbase7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) per bogie[2]
Length37 ft (11 m)[2]
Width9 ft (2.7 m)[2]
Height12 ft (3.7 m)[2]
Loco weight110,000 lb (50 t)[2]
Fuel typeFuel oil
Prime moverCaterpillar D398
Engine typeDiesel engine
Cylinders12
Transmission93/18 gear ratio[2]
Performance figures
Maximum speed64 mph (103 km/h)[2]
Power output1.050 hp (0.783 kW)
Tractive effort23,300 lb (10,600 kg) starting
33,000 lb (15,000 kg) continuous at 30 mph (48 km/h)[2]
Career
OperatorsPhilippine National Railways
Class2500 Class
Number in class43
Numbers2501 - 2543
LocaleManila
Naga
Delivered1965 (2501-2513)
1976 (2514-2533)
1979 (2534-2543)
First run1965
DispositionOf the 43 engines,
2 is currently active
41 are historic

Build numbers

The following are the build numbers[1] of the PNR 2500 Class.

Locomotive NumberBuild Number
250135674
250235675
250335676
250435677
250535678
250635679
250735680
250835681
250935682
251035683
251135684
251235685
251335686
251440742
251540743
251640744
251740745
251840746
251940747
252040748
252140749
252240750
252340751
252440901
252540902
252640903
252740904
252840905
252940906
253040907
253140908
253240909
253340910
253441838
253541839
253641840
253741841
253841842
253941843
254041844
254141845
254241846
254341847

Status

Locomotive NumberStatus
2501Scrapped
2502Scrapped
2503Scrapped
2504Scrapped
2505Scrapped
2506Scrapped
2507Scrapped
2508Scrapped
2509Scrapped
2510Scrapped
2511Scrapped
2512Scrapped
2513Scrapped
2514Scrapped
2515Scrapped
2516Scrapped
2517Scrapped
2518Scrapped
2519Scrapped
2520Scrapped
2521Scrapped
2522Scrapped
2523Scrapped
2524Scrapped
2525Scrapped
2526Scrapped
2527Scrapped
2528Scrapped
2529Scrapped
2530Scrapped
2531Scrapped
2532Scrapped
2533Scrapped
2534Scrapped
2535Beyond Economical Repair
2536Scrapped
2537Scrapped
2538Active
2539Scrapped
2540Active
2541Scrapped
2542Scrapped
2543Scrapped

Parts acquisition

Parts for the three active locomotives are sourced from inactive locomotives as new parts for the U10B are not available.

DEL 2538

DEL 2540

References

  1. Craig, Robert. "GE U10B Roster". Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  2. Craig, Robert. "GE U10B Specs". Retrieved 8 June 2014.

See also

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