LEAFs on the line
USA: Railserve has recently completed production of its first three Dual LEAF locomotives. Based on the company’s ‘Lower Emissions And Fuel’ shunting design, the Dual LEAF has two genset power modules with Cummins QSX-15 engines of 600 hp, larger frames and increased capacity sand reservoirs.
‘The 32 Railserve single genset LEAF locomotives already in operation have proven this model to be a highly reliable switch engine for shipper, port, utility, regional railroad, intermodal, and other rail terminals,’ reported Program Manager TJ Mahoney.
‘Now, we have a second, more powerful model that is better suited for facilities that handle more cars, or that have grades or other track conditions that call for more power.’