Chinese rolling stock manufacturer is bringing a hybrid shunting locomotive to the table, during Innotrans 2018. The company announces it will present a 4-axle machine in the outdoor area, customised for Deutsche Bahn (DB AG) and complying with TSI standards.
The design features a diesel generator and lithium-titanium-oxide batteries. Two such machines will be built for the S-Bahn in Hamburg, where they will be used for transporting empty EMUs and maintenance trains.
This new has been published at the Innotrans 2018 virtual market place.
It will be interesting to see how far the various DB+hybrid shunter locomotives projects have progressed during InnoTrans 2018. For sure new information will be available about:
- DB orders hybrid shunters from CRRC for track maintenance
- DB Cargo develops new hybrid shunters with Toshiba
- DB Cargo develops hybrid shunter with Toshiba based on the proven V90 design (HELMS)