[DE / Innotrans] CRRC’s hybrid shunting locomotive for S-Bahn Hamburg – a first picture

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.

Update 23.08.2018:

CRRC has released a first image of its hybrid shunting locomotive for Deutsche Bahn:

Other similar projects

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: