Some time ago, Railcolor brought you an overview over SM42 diesel locomotives given a “second life” by Tabor Dębica. It also comprised a first few words about the types 6Dc, 6Dd, and 6De. Today, in this next expert article, we invite you to read more about SM42 modernization project developed by Newag (types 6Dg, 6Dl, 18D). Our editor, Łukasz Piotrowski describes the history of these machines, their technical data and we bring you an overview of the operators which use such locomotives.
Other articles about Polish fleet modernizations on Railcolor News:
- [PL] Second life: Modernization of Polish SM42s to 6Dh-1s by Tabor Dębica
- [PL / Expert] The tipping point? New versus modernized locomotives for PKP Intercity
- [PL / Expert] 15D/16D/19D update: Modernised diesel locomotives