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GE GENESIS (P32 / P40 / P42)

Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Series: "GENESIS"

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Specifications [ GE GENESIS (P32 / P40 / P42) ]

GE Transportation (General Electric) - USA

United States
1992 - 2001
Production Run

321 units
Production Total
Train driver seating position graphic

Driver Position
21.1m | 69.1 ft
NOTE: May include length of entire train set
12,675 kg
(27,948 lb | 14 US Tons)
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Power Source
1 x GE 7FDL16 (P40DC, P42DC) V16 four-stroke 16-cylinder OR GE 7FDL12 (P32AC-DM) V12 four-stroke 12-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine.
Engine / Drive Source
GE 752AH (DC); GE GEB15 (AC)
Traction Motor / Sets
4,000 hp
Rated Output Power
165.0 kph
(102.5 mph)
Max Speed
Wheel Arrangement
(Loco Facing Left)

Series Variants
GENESIS - Official series name.
P32AC-DM (Genesis Series II) - "Alternative Current, Dual-Mode"; diesel prime mover or third rail operation; 3,200hp output power from V12 engine.
P40DC (Genesis Series I / DASH 8-40BP) - V16 engine.
P40DC (Stimulus) - Upgraded P40DC locos of 2007.
P42DC (Genesis Series I) - Successor to P40DC with 4,250ho rated output; 207 owned by AMTRAK and 21 by Via Rail.
Operating Countries
United States

National flag of the United States
Customers / Operators:
AMTRAK; Metro-North Railroad; Via Rail; CT Rail
NOTE: Includes both past and present

Image of the GE GENESIS (P32 / P40 / P42)

Image of the GE GENESIS (P32 / P40 / P42)
Front left side view of a passing GE GENESIS train in AMTRAK livery.
Official AMTRAK marketing materials.
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