SD70ACe-P6 Class         

 

Road numbers:

722–31

 

Operator:

Fortescue Metals Group

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2020

 

Number built:

10

 

Model:

SD70ACe-P6

 

Manufacturer:

Progress Rail

 

Manufacturing location:

Muncie, Indiana, USA 

 

Engine:

EMD 710G3C-T3

 

Traction power:

3356 kW

 

Wheel arrangement:

Co-Co

 

Weight:

195.0 t

 

Length:

21.4 m

Ten units arrived in Western Australia in January 2020 for iron haulage with Fortescue Metals Group. They are almost identical to SD70ACe/LCi units in service with BHP, but have an inverter on each axle rather than each bogie, which provides greater traction control.