80-ton GE locomotive

80-ton GE Phase III-5B locomotiveMP&ES received this 80-ton GE locomotive in used condition and rebuilt to the specifications of Aurubis, the largest copper producer in Europe and the largest copper recycler worldwide. We upgraded the engines to twin 400hp Cummins Recon NT855 engines, bringing the horsepower to a total of 800. We upgraded the brake system to the MP99 electronic brake system, qualified the trucks–upgrading them from the old GA22 to GA33 gear boxes–installed block heaters, rebuilt the main generators, rewired low voltage electrical and installed a Cattron remote control system. The locomotive was repainted and new seat installed. The unit is currently in service in Buffalo, NY.

80-ton GE being loaded for servicing

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80-ton completed

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