How much horsepower is in a locomotive?

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asked Jun 14 in Rail by Hustle DF (380 points)
How much horsepower is in a locomotive?

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answered Jun 14 by Grahlu (19,180 points)
A typical locomotive has an engine with 6,000 horsepower.

The engines are mostly a two Stroke Diesel V-12 Engine which has an engine displacement of 710 Cubic inches.

The 6,000 horsepower engine is the most powerful engine that is made as of now for a locomotive.

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