[IN / Expert] It’s big and blue: the WAG 12 is Alstom’s 9 MW Prima for India

In mid-March Alstom officially announced the completion of its first ‘Prima T8’ (WAG 12) two-section electric high power locomotive for the Indian Railways. According to the contract, the French company will manufacture and maintain a total of 800 (!) locomotives. The locomotive design, which will be produced in this new factory in Madhepura has been specially adapted for the Indian railway network.