|AAR wheel arr.||B-B|
|Gauge||4 ft 81⁄2 in (1,435 mm)|
|Fuel type||Diesel fuel|
|Power output||1,400 hp (1.04 MW)|
The engines are computer controlled, with the computer stopping and starting engines on a rotating basis, as required to produce the horsepower needed at any given moment.
RP14BDs are rebuilt from older locomotives.