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Rail - Locomotive - Diesel - EMD Class 77

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Name Locomotive, Diesel, EMD Class 77
Region Europe
Category Rail
Type Locomotive
SubType Diesel
Variety EMD Class 77
Manufacturer Electro Motive Diesel (Details)
Era Epoch VI (2001 - Present)
Year(s) of Production 1998-2015



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History: A number of Class 66 locomotives built for Euro Cargo Rail in France with roof-mounted air conditioning are classed Class 77.
They are designated JT42CWRM-100 by EMD

Read more on Wikipedia: EMD Class 77.

Railroad/Company: Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is an American manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives, locomotive products and diesel engines for the rail industry. The company is owned by Caterpillar through its subsidiary Progress Rail Services Corporation.

Electro-Motive Diesel traces its roots to the Electro-Motive Engineering Corporation, a designer and marketer of gasoline-electric self-propelled rail cars founded in 1922 and later renamed Electro-Motive Company (EMC). In 1930, General Motors purchased Electro-Motive Company and the Winton Engine Co., combining the two to form its Electro-Motive Division (EMD) in 1941.

In 2005, GM sold EMD to Greenbriar Equity Group and Berkshire Partners, which formed Electro-Motive Diesel to facilitate the purchase. In 2010, Progress Rail Services completed the purchase of Electro-Motive Diesel from Greenbriar, Berkshire, and others.

EMD's headquarters, engineering facilities and parts manufacturing operations are based in McCook, Illinois, while its final locomotive assembly line is located in Muncie, Indiana. EMD also operates a traction motor maintenance, rebuild and overhaul facility in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

As of 2008, EMD employed approximately 3,260 people, and in 2010 it held approximately 30 percent of the market for diesel-electric locomotives in North America.

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Item created by: Alain LM on 2018-09-09 06:18:44. Last edited by Alain LM on 2018-09-09 06:20:44

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