October 18, 2016

CRRC diesel locomotives shipped to Argentina

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THE first two CRRC diesel locomotives for Argentina’s metre-gauge Belgrano Cargas network were loaded onto a ship at Lujong port in Shanghai on October 15 in readiness for the start of their sea voyage to Buenos Aires.

CRRC is supplying 107 diesel locomotives, and 3509 wagons to Argentina under contracts signed in December 2014. CRRC Ziyang is building 20 six-axle metre-gauge units for Belgrano Cargas as part of this order.

The 80km/h ac traction locomotives are equipped with 2.2MW MTU Series 4000 engines and Knorr-Bremse braking equipment.

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