Vossloh has Delivered Diesel Hydraulic Locomotives to Norway

Vossloh has Delivered Diesel Hydraulic Locomotives to Norway
March 11, 2015 6:18 am

Vossloh has delivered a G1000BB diesel-hydraulic locomotive to Norwegian mining company Sydvaranger Gruve, to be used on a standard gauge railway linking the mine to Kirkenes harbour.

The locomotive features a MTU 8V 4000 R 41L engine rated at 1.1MW, and can operate in temperatures from -25°C to 35°C without a reduction in power output.
Other features include a software to limit the normal 100kmph top speed to 45kmph, air supply for opening wagon doors, a snow plough and radio remote control, according to railwaygazette.com.
The locomotive will be used as part of the mining company’s reopening project to restart iron ore production at a mine at Kirkenes in the far north of Norway.
Carrying iron ore from the reopened mine, the new train will make up to 20 trips a day on the 8km line.

Railwaynews.net is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

No comments yet, be the first filling the form below.