Specifications [ EMD GP9 ]
Electro-Motive Division - General Motors (EMD); General Motors Diesel (GMD); Illinois Central Railroad (rebuilds) - USA
1954 - 1963
17.2m | 56.3 ft
NOTE: May include length of entire train set
(259,529 lb | 130 US Tons)
1 x EMD 567C diesel engine of 1,750 horsepower (GP9); 1 x CAT 3512 diesel engine of 1,500 horsepower (GP15C); 1 x EMD 8-710-G3A diesel engine (GP20C-ECO).
Engine / Drive Source
4 x EMD D-37-B units.
Traction Motor / Sets
Rated Output Power
(Loco Facing Left)
GP9- Base Series Designation.
GP9B - Sans control cabs.
GP10 - Illinois Central Railroad rebuilds with reduced-height short hoods.
GP15C - Rebuilds with Caterpillar CAT 3512 series engines of 1,500 horsepower output.
GP20C-ECO - EMD rebuilds with EMD 8-710-G3A engines.
Canada; United States
Customers / Operators:
BNSF; B&O Railroad; Canadian National; Canadian Pacific; MBTA; Northern Pacific; Red River Valley and Western Railroad; Seminole Gulf Railway; Southern Pacific
NOTE: Includes both past and present