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The EMD SD75I is a road switcher diesel-electric locomotive produced by General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD) between 1996 and 1999.

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Type and origin
Power typeDiesel-electric
BuilderGeneral Motors Electro-Motive Division
Build date1996 – 1999
Total produced207
Gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Prime moverEMD 16-710-G3
Performance figures
Power output4,300 hp (3,200 kW)
OperatorsBNSF, CN, ONR
NumbersBNSF 276-299[1], CN 5626-5800[2], ONT 2100-2105.[3]
DispositionCN 5658 & 5753 Withdrawn, ONR 2100 wrecked/retired 2012.

This unit is the same as the EMD SD75M, with 4,300 horsepower (3,200 kW), HTCR radial trucks and a 72-foot-4-inch (22.05 m) frame. The only difference between the two models is the cab. The "I" in the model designation stands for "Isolated Cab". This type of cab is recognized by a seam separating the nose and cab components. This seam is the rubber that dampens vibration and cuts down on noise, because the cab is not attached directly to the frame on the unit. This was the last model that used the "I" designation in the model name; all further units had the isolated cab, but the model designation continued to use the "M". Buyers included Canadian National, the largest buyer with 175 units (now 173), Burlington Northern Santa Fe with 26, and Ontario Northland Railway with 6 (now 5).



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  Media related to EMD SD75 locomotives at Wikimedia Commons