The four-axle 6.4MW locomotives weigh 90 tonnes, and have a maximum speed of 200km/h. The locomotives will be equipped with ETCS as well as the ATC2-STM train control system. Delivery will begin in early 2018.

Hector Rail will use the locomotives for heavy freight and timber transport in Sweden and Norway, with a diesel power module available for short sections without electrification.

Hector Rail is ordering the units under an option from its previous order for five locomotives placed in July 2016.

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