Internal Combustion Locomotives

GE 1967 TTI 260
GE 1967
TTI 260
Description:Diesel-Electric U28B

Equipment Information

TTI 260 is a diesel freight locomotive designed as a “road switcher” for general freight train service. It is an example of early Universal-series locomotive and is the only surviving U28B model locomotive in original condition. The U28B was a transition model and was only produced for approximately one year, between 1966 and 1967.

Builder:  General Electric
Year built: 1967
Model: U28B
Horsepower: 2800
Length: 60ft 2in
Width: ??
Height: 14ft 7in
Weight: 252000 lbs
Brakes: ??
Engine: FDL16
Motors: 4 GE 752
Trucks: AAR-B
Description: Diesel-Electric / Universal Series
Arrived: 2019
Condition: Complete / unrestored / operational

Ownership History
1967-1970 – Chicago Burlington & Quincy #114
1970-1987 – Burlington Northern #5458
1987-2019 – Transkentucky Transportation Railroad #260
2019-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL

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