Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
MODEL NUMBER AND NAME: B-B-160/160-4GE747-A1, 80-ton diesel-electric locomotive.
PURPOSE OF EQUIPMENT: Used for yard switching or short line railway service. Can be used as a single unit or
connected in multiple unit operation under one operator.
TYPE OF MANUAL: Operator and Unit Maintenance.
This manual is published for the use of personnel engaged in the operation, inspection, and maintenance of the
80-ton diesel-electric locomotive. It shall be used as a guide for regulations, standards, and procedures
governing such work assignments.
Operation covers normal locomotive movement in usual and unusual conditions, inspections and precautions to
be observed before, during, and after operations in order to avoid damage to the equipment or injury to
personnel, and maintenance as it pertains to the locomotive operator's/ crew's responsibilities.
Maintenance portion of this manual provides guidance to unit level maintenance personnel. The purpose of each
assembly, subassembly, and general overall locomotive maintenance procedure is given. Also included is a
general troubleshooting guide to aid in inspection, removal, disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair, assembly,
and installation of components. General functions of the main features are given as an aid to provide a concise
understanding of major and minor components.
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA PAM
738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1-3. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Refer to TM 750-244-3, Procedures for Destruction of Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use, for information and instructions
covering destruction of Army materiel.
1-4. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Refer to chapter 4, section VI, for information pertaining to preparation for storage or shipment.