Specifications [ Siemens ALC-42 (Charger) ]
Siemens Mobility - Germany
2016 - Ongoing
21.8m | 71.5 ft
NOTE: May include length of entire train set
(264,600 lb | 132 US Tons)
1 x Cummins QSK95 V16 four-stroke cycle turbocharged diesel engine developing between 4,000 and 4,400 horsepower (model dependent).
Engine / Drive Source
Siemens 3-phase AC induction motors of 978 horsepower each.
Traction Motor / Sets
Rated Output Power
(Loco Facing Left)
ALC-42 - Base Series Designation; 4,200hp output.
"Charger" - Main series name; based in the Siemens Vectron design serving Europe.
ALC-42E - "Dual-mode" operation (diesel-electric) for AMTRAK along Northeast Corridor.
SC-44 - 4,400hp output; AMTRAK mark.
SCB-40 - 4,000hp output; Brightline mark.
SCV-42 - Via Rail mark.
Customers / Operators:
Altamont Corridor Express; AMTRAK; AMTRAK Midwest; California Department of Transportation; Coaster; Exo; MARC; Metro-North Railroad; Ontario Northland; Via Rail; Washington State Department of Transportation
NOTE: Includes both past and present