ECONOMICS: A KEY DRIVER BEHIND OUR TP56 INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVE
Tractive Power’s mission is to provide the utmost cost effective solutions for todays rail industry. With the ever rising cost of maintenance, down time, diesel fuel, component wear, these all play a large role in the operating cost of all rail car movers, switchers, and locomotives. Tractive Power Corp is are proud to offer industry a sound product solution that will make a big impact to the bottom line.
Furthermore, with a rugged design using tried and true rail components will mean there is less maintenance, less down time, large capacity fuel tanks means less need to refuel.
Tractive Power also is happy to offer in house financing solutions such as a very affordable leasing agreement for those who qualify through our financing partners.
Below is a table that compares fuel usage for selected locomotives with the TractivePower TP56.*.
1 Assumes a Cat C9 ACERT Engine, that meets EPA Tier 3 standards.
2 GATX Locomotive Group – Author: Sam Bucholtz, http://www.gatx.com/wps/wcm/connect/58111180461da43d984af913d02d902a/Fuel_Consumption_Chart.pdf?MOD=AJPERES
3 GATX Locomotive Group, Author: Sam Bucholtz, http://www.gatx.com/wps/wcm/connect/a5915100461da27a9841f913d02d902a/Locomotive_Specifications.pdf?MOD=AJPERES
4 TP56’s anticipated tractive effort is 56,000 lbs.