ALCO Century 425


ALCO Century 425

Infobox Locomotive
name=ALCO C425
powertype=Diesel-electric


caption=Seminole Gulf Railway 550, an ALCO C425 -- Fort Myers, Florida.
gauge=RailGauge|ussg
aarwheels=B-B
cylindercount=16
primemover=Alco 16-251C
builder=Alco Products
builddate=October 1964 –
December 1966
totalproduction=91
locale=North America
poweroutput=2,500 hp (745 kW)
fuelc
gal (6,056 L)
topspeed=70 mph (105 km/h)
weight=280,000 lb (110,000 kg)
tractiveeffort=40,425 lbf (271 kN)
length=59 ft 4 in (16.2 m)
width=10 ft (3 m)
height=14 ft 5 in (4.4 m)
enginetype=4-stroke diesel
aspiration=Turbocharger
cylindersize=9 in × 10.5 in
(229 mm × 267 mm)
displacement=8,256 in³ (135.2 L)
transmission=DC generator,
DC traction motors
locobrakes=straight air, dynamic
trainbrakes=air
buildmodel=C425
The ALCO Century 425 was a four-axle, 2500 horsepower (1.875 MW) diesel locomotive of the road switcher type. 91 were built between October 1964 and December 1966.

Cataloged as part of ALCO's Century line of locomotives, the C425 was an upgraded version of the C424. The C425 employed the same main generator found in General Electric's U25B model.

Original Buyers

References

* Sarberenyi, Robert. " [http://users.inna.net/~jaydeet/c425.htm Alco C425 Original Owners] ".


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