Tier 4 locos with mtu
Posted on February 27, 2018 by Jenifer Riley, Images by Knoxville Locomotive Works, mtu
mtu will deliver Series 4000 and Series 2000 engines to Knoxville Locomotive Works.
mtu Series 4000 and mtu Series 2000
mtu’s Series 4000 and Series 2000 products are high-speed engines with up to 1,800 RPM. Series 4000 engines are available in 12V (2,012 – 2,414 bhp), 16V (2,682 – 3,218 bhp) and 20V configurations (3,621 – 4,425 bhp). mtu Series 2000 engines are available in 12V (1,050 bhp) and 16V (1,300 – 1,560 bhp) for rail applications.
Versions of mtu Series 4000 and Series 2000 are the only single engine prime movers in these horsepower classes to meet EPA Tier 3 standards for switcher locomotives without aftertreatment and continue mtu’s long tradition of offering systems expertise and established drive solutions from a single source.
mtu’s rail engines are backed by billions of miles of service in the field and more than 90 years of experience. The Series 4000 engine has been installed in over 2,400 locomotives around the globe and is commonly used in other demanding industries that require optimum power-to-weight ratios and reliability, with over 39,000 units produced to date.