VP185 family grows

GEC Alsthom Paxman Diesels has launched an 18-cylinder version of its successful VP185 engine (RG 3.95 p157). Rated at 3100 kWb at 1800rev/min for rail traction applications, the 18VP185 is 2158mm high, 3763mm long and 1450mm wide, and weighs 10·1 tonnes.

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