Tag: shunting locomotives

[DE] “Ich drück dich”: Talgo Deutschland presents its new H3 locomotive

For some months now, Talgo Deutschland is operating a new H3 hybrid locomotive built by Alstom. Until last week, the machine had a simple, plain blue livery. This has changed. […]

[CZ] Czech railways order 12 EffiShunter 300 shunting locomotives

After launching an international tender, the Czech national railways (České dráhy or ČD) have placed an order with CZ Loko for the delivery of twelve new 2-axle shunting locomotives. The […]

[DE] Alstom H3 receives final homologation from EBA; Vmax now 100 km/u

Alstom’s hybrid shunting locomotive Prima H3 has been delivered homologation certificate to operate at up to 100 km/h in Germany, opening the way to mainline operations. The certificate has been […]

[FR] A new market for CAF: French RATP orders hybrid shunting locomotives

We did not see this one coming! Not Alstom, but CAF will be delivering new hybrid shunting locomotives to RATP, the public transport operator in and around Paris. RATP will […]

[HU] CZ Loko Effishunter 1600 in Hungary for the first time

On 3 February, CZ Loko’s six-axled heavy duty shunter 774 714-0 was seen in Komárom, Hungary, while performing dynamic trials. Configured for operations on Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian and Polish rails, it had not […]

[DE] Toshiba + DB Cargo: a new hybrid shunter for the EU market

DB Cargo is going to cooperate with Toshiba from Japan, one of the leading Asian suppliers in the field of rail vehicle technology. Together they are going to conduct a feasibility study […]

[DE] Vossloh Locomotives completes G6 locomotive for BayernOil

On 13.12.2016, Berthold Hertzfeldt saw a new G6 shunting locomotive, sporting the logo of BayernOil. He made the picture on Vossloh’s test track at Altenholz-Klausdorf, near Kiel. The machine could […]

[DE] Official presentation: The H3 hybrid shunting locomotives of DB Regio Franken

As of now, DB Regio Franken relies on climate-friendly hybrid locomotives, when maneuvering passenger trains at the railway stations of Nürnberg and Würzburg. Since the beginning of November, five Alstom […]

[DE] VAG Group receives second hybrid H3 locomotive for its Audi factory in Ingolstadt

The Alstom factory in Stendal is providing two three-axle shunting H3 to the V.A.G. (Volkswagen) Group, to be operated in and around the Audi plants in Ingolstadt (DE). The locomotives have […]

[DE] HELMS: Toshiba rebuilding two DB V90 locomotives

DB Cargo, DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung, DB Systemtechnik, Toshiba and Henschel have joined forces in project HELMS, short for Hybrid ELectro-Mechanical Shunter. Together the companies are developing a new hybrid shunting locomotive based […]

[CZ] CZ Loko: 744 101 ‘EffiShunter 1000’ meets Stage IIIB emission standards

During InnoTrans 2016, CZ Loko from the Czech Republuc presented a 4-axle heavy-duty shunter: the ‘EffiLiner 1000’. It is center cab locomotive, sixteen meters long and weighing 80 tonnes. It has a […]

[DE] Gmeinder is back with a 3-axle hybrid shunting locomotive

After becoming insolvent, the German manufactuere of heavy equipment and locomotives Gemeinder was taken over by German Zagro Group. At present, Gmeinder Lokomotiven GmbH is back in business and developing […]

[EU] Lease company Akiem orders 44 Vossloh DE18 locomotives

Official Press statement of Vossloh Vossloh Locomotives in Kiel, subsidiary of Vossloh AG, signed a contract for the delivery of 44 DE18 diesel-electric locomotives with French company Akiem S.A.S. Akiem […]