Vossloh D DE18

The DE18 is a highly standardised, modular diesel-electric locomotive developed by Vossloh locomotives in Kiel, Germany. The DE18 is the most powerful version of Vossloh’s fifth generation locomotive range with a mid cab design, a range that comprises of the dieselhydraulic G6/G12/G18 and dieselelectric DE12/DE18. The DE 18 has a MTU diesel engine with a 1.8MW power rating (hence the name).

DE18: General technical specs:

Type: diesel-electric
Wheel configuration: Bo’Bo’
Power output: 1,800 kW
Tractive effort: 291 kN
Maximum speed: 120 km/h
Locomotive weight: 80 – 90t (depending on equipment and ballast weight)
Emissions level EU: Stage IIIA (prepared for Stage IIIB)
Noise emission: TSI Noise-compliant