The Banana Locomotive APU

     Save on fuel without sacrificing crew comfort


"Our proprietary Banana APU is designed to reduce excess idling, save fuel, reduce engine wear and keep your crew comfortable – a true win-win for everyone.

Key features:

  • CAT/Perkins diesel engine governed at 2,500 RPM
  • 150A, 72 VDC (11kW) generator
  • Heats coolant and lube oil
  • Powers heaters, lights and AC units
  • Freeze frame, real-time data monitoring
  • On/off water and battery set points
  • Integrated diagnostics


The Banana APU’s state-of-the-art green technology meets EPA emissions regulations and local noise ordinances.


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