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I am new to this game and have a question… I figured out how to identify steam locos by the wheel count. 2-4-2.... 4-8-8-4, but how do you identify the other engines like the diesel engines.
ES stands for Evolution series from GE and AC means AC drive? from EMD.
Well no matter what, EMD or GE, AC means AC traction, just how they use it in the name.That is not correct, I confused AC with ACe which is the new one from EMD as in SD70ACe which meets current emission standards. Meeting emissions was the reason for the introduction of the ES (Gevo) series from GE.
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