EMD SW1000


EMD SW1000

Infobox Locomotive
name=EMD SW1000
powertype=Diesel-electric



caption=BN 440, an SW1000, works in Eola Yard at Aurora, Illinois
gauge=RailGauge|ussg
builder=General Motors Electro-Motive Division
buildmodel=SW1000
builddate=June 1966 – October 1972
enginetype=EMD 645E
cylindercount=8
poweroutput= convert|1000|hp|abbr=on
aarwheels=B-B
length= convert|44|ft|8|in|abbr=on
totalproduction=119
locale=United States Jamaica Mexico
An EMD SW1000 is a diesel switcher locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between June 1966 and October 1972. Power was provided by an EMD 645E 8-cylinder engine which generated convert|1000|hp|lk=in. This locomotive was built on the same common frame as the EMD SW1500, giving it an overall length of convert|44|ft|8|in.

114 examples of this locomotive model were built for United States railroads and industrial operations. One unit was exported to Jamaica for a mining operation and 4 units were exported to Mexican Industrial concerns.

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