September 13, 2013

Ural Locomotives unveils prototype ac electric

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URAL Locomotives, the Russian joint venture between Siemens and Sinara, unveiled a prototype 1520mm-gauge ac electric locomotive at the Expo 1520 exhibition in Shcherbinka near Moscow on September 12.

The AC 11201 double-unit locomotive was completed in July and has already undergone more than 5000km of testing. Siemens says the locomotive is currently undergoing dynamic testing at the Shcherbinka test track and the authorisation process is due to be completed next April.

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