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A BN SW1000 at Eola yard. Photo by Slambo at en.wikipedia.

EMD SW1000 is a diesel switcher locomotive produced by General Motors Electro-Motive division. 119 units were produced for 27 railroads. The SW1000 has an 8-cylinder EMD 645E roots-blown engine, providing 1000hp. Has the same frame as the SW1500.

Most units are still in service. Some have been sold secondhand to other operators.

VIA Rail Canada (Canada's passenger rail carrier) operates 2 SW1000s, originally belonging to Inland Steel.

Operators who purchased units new from EMDI:Edit

Altos Hornos (Mexico) (QTY:2) #132,137

Anahuac Cement:(QTY:1) No number


Appalachian Power (QTY:1) #1

Armco Steel (QTY:1) #B81

Birmingham Southern (QTY:8) #10-17

Burlington Northern (QTY:43) #375-394, 427-449

Chicago Burlington and Quincy (QTY:12) #9310-9321

Chihuahua Cellulose (Mexico) (QTY:1) #1811

Corn Products (QTY:2) #68-69

Cuyahoga Valley (QTY:1) #1050

Denver and Rio Grande (QTY:10) #140-149

Detroit Edison (QTY:1) #216

Duluth and Northeastern (QTY:1) #35

Eastman Kodak (QTY:1) #8

E I DuPont Nemours and Company (QTY:1) #106-107

GM-Central Foundry Division (QTY:1) No number

Great Lakes Steel (QTY:1) #58

Hampton and Branchville (QTY:1) #120

Houston Belt and Terminal (QTY:3) #40-42

Inland Steel (QTY:4) #115-118

Jones and Laughlin Steel (QTY:2) #102-103

Kaiser Bauxite (Jamaica) (QTY:1) #5109

Mobil Chemical (QTY:1) #2

New Orleans Public Belt (QTY:6) #101-106

Public Service Company of Indiana (QTY:1) #1

Wisconsin Electric Power (QTY:1) No number

Youngstown Sheet and Tube (QTY:10) #905-914