MTU Rail

A world of solutions.

Every challenge is unique. Luckily, they are all manageable with MTU on your side. With future-oriented, clean and reliable rail drives, we offer a world of solutions for every individual requirement – in every environment. In all conditions. Anywhere in the world. For more than 90 years.

Your Benefits:

  • Systems expertise from the technology leader: established drive solutions from a single source
  • Economical for commuter trains – with the compact MTU PowerPack® for railcars
  • Powerful diesel engines for locomotives: economical, reliable – ensuring highest availability
  • Proven and tested technology, backed by 20,000 rail drive solutions with billions of kilometers in the field and 90 years of experience
  • Low operating costs due to low consumption, long maintenance intervals, and simple service
  • MTU ValueService: quick and knowledgeable support from our customer service
  • Worldwide service network with many support locations

We’re with you for a lifetime.

MTU ValueCare products and services offer comprehensive, customized support to meet your unique needs and keep you rolling.

Our C&I Engine Program:

MTU PowerPack® Series 1800

  • Configuration: 6H 1800
  • Rated Power: 315 – 390 kW (422 – 523 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIA (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC) compliant; EPA Tier 3 (US Regulation 40 CFR 89) compliant; EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Lower lifecycle costs (optimized fuel consumption and TBO’s)
  • Easy integration thanks to extremely compact design
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Long-standing system expertise
  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

MTUPowerPack Series 1600

  • Configuration: 12V 1600
  • Rated Power: 565 – 700 kW (758 – 939 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Lower lifecycle costs (low fuel consumption and optimized TBO’s)
  • Easy integration thanks to extremely compact design
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Long-standing system expertise
  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

Series 1600

  • Configuration: 12V 1600 R50
  • Rated Power: 690 kW (925 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards
  • Lower lifecycle costs (low fuel consumption and optimized TBO’s)
  • Engines performance map is matched to operator requirements
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Extreme compact design
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

Series 4000

  • Configuration: 4000 R03 & 4000 R04
  • Rated Power: 1000 – 3300 kW (1341 – 4425 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIA (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC); UIC IIIA Rail (Codex 624V); EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards with significantly less fuel
  • Exceptional durability, availability and reliability
  • Proven technology – 4th generation of MTU’s common rail fuel injection system
  • Longer TBO’s
  • Extreme compact design
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Decades of engineering expertise
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

Power Ranges
Engine Highlights

MTU PowerPack® Series 1800

  • Configuration: 6H 1800
  • Rated Power: 315 – 390 kW (422 – 523 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIA (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC) compliant; EPA Tier 3 (US Regulation 40 CFR 89) compliant; EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Lower lifecycle costs (optimized fuel consumption and TBO’s)
  • Easy integration thanks to extremely compact design
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Long-standing system expertise
  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

MTUPowerPack Series 1600

  • Configuration: 12V 1600
  • Rated Power: 565 – 700 kW (758 – 939 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Lower lifecycle costs (low fuel consumption and optimized TBO’s)
  • Easy integration thanks to extremely compact design
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Long-standing system expertise
  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

Series 1600

  • Configuration: 12V 1600 R50
  • Rated Power: 690 kW (925 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards
  • Lower lifecycle costs (low fuel consumption and optimized TBO’s)
  • Engines performance map is matched to operator requirements
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Extreme compact design
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

Series 4000

  • Configuration: 4000 R03 & 4000 R04
  • Rated Power: 1000 – 3300 kW (1341 – 4425 bhp)
  • Emissions Certification: EU Stage IIIA (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC); UIC IIIA Rail (Codex 624V); EU Stage IIIB (Nonroad directive 97/68/EC)

Your benefits:

  • Meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards with significantly less fuel
  • Exceptional durability, availability and reliability
  • Proven technology – 4th generation of MTU’s common rail fuel injection system
  • Longer TBO’s
  • Extreme compact design
  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • Decades of engineering expertise
  • Expert support from global MTU service network

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THE MTU HYBRID POWERPACK

Special: MTU Series 4000. Legendary. Since 1996

MTU Drive Solutions for Rail Vehicles:

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Locomotives

High performance and pure profitability:
MTU Series 1600 and 4000 diesel engines for engine room installation in locomotives or trainsets.

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Railcars

Compact, complete and efficient:
MTU PowerPacks® - our established railcar drive systems with Series 1800 and 1600 diesel engines for underfloor or roof installation.

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Special-Purpose Vehicles

Customized diesel engines for special-purpose vehicles like tunnel emergency trains, fire and rescue trains, and snow blowers and for track-work and maintenance trains such as monitoring cars, tower motor cars, track renewal trains, and many others...

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Repowering

Locomotive repowering: the economical alternative to new purchases. For low operating and maintenance costs, cleaner, quieter movement, and uptime and reliability at a new vehicle level.

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We’re with you for a lifetime.

MTU ValueCare products and services offer comprehensive, customized support to meet your unique needs and keep you rolling.

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