The 2TE116 is a broad gauge double diesel locomotive manufactured by Luhanskteplovoz, used extensively to haul heavy freight trains in the Soviet Union and its successor states, particularly by RŽD.[1]

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Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
Total produced2176
 • UICCo-Co+Co-Co
Gauge1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in)
Loco weight272 t (268 long tons; 300 short tons)
Performance figures
Maximum speed100 km/h (62 mph)
Power output4,500 kW (6,035 hp)
First run1971

Variants are still being sold by Transmash; Ulanbataar Railway placed an order for 35 in October 2010.[2]

The 2TE25 is a successor.[3]

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  1. ^ " - Reference - Rolling Stock - 2Te116". Retrieved 2010-11-02.
  2. ^ "Railway Gazette: Ulaanbaatar Railway orders Transmash locomotives". Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-02.
  3. ^ "Railway Gazette: Transmash: Family of designs continues to evolve". Retrieved 2010-11-02.