SD70ACe/LC Class          

 

Road numbers:

701–21

 

Operator:

Fortescue Metals Group

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2012

 

Number built:

21

 

Model:

SD70ACe/LC

 

Manufacturer:

Electro-Motive Diesel

 

Manufacturing location:

London, Ontario, Canada

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3C-T2

 

Traction power:

3207 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

195.0 t

 

Length:

21.4 m

Twenty-one of these units entered service with Fortescue Metals Group in 2012 and 2013 to meet the traffic demands of its expanding operations. ‘LC’ in the classification refers to ‘low clearance’. They operate over Fortescue’s lines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.