GE Fuel Consumption at Idle

Locomotive Gallons/Hr
UI8B
UI8-7
3.5
U23B&C
B&C23-7
3.5
U30B&C
B&C30-7
3.5
U33B&C 3.5
U36B&C
B&C36-7
3.5
C39-8 5.0
CW40-8
C40-8
5.0
B40-8 4.0
C44-8* 5.5

Throttle setting - Idle. For extreme cold, throttle setting may be higher when idling (notch 3) resulting in higher fuel consumption

*Split Cooling

Data source: International Association of Railway Operating Officers