Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
MODEL NUMBER AND NAME: B-B-160/160-4GE747-A1, 80-ton diesel-electric locomotive.
PURPOSE OF EQUIPMENT: Used for general 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: Intermediate Direct Support and Intermediate General Support Maintenance.
a. This manual is published for the use of personnel engaged in the 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.
b. Maintenance portion of this manual provides guidance to intermediate direct support and
intermediate general support level maintenance personnel. The purpose of each assembly and
subassembly, and general overall locomotive maintenance procedures are 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
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. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Refer to TM 55-2210-224-12, Operator and Unit Maintenance Manual for Locomotive, for information pertaining to the
preparation for storage or shipment.