Russian Railways to Get SinaraHybrid

Senior Vice President of Russian Railways Valentin Gapanovitch had the technical specifications for the new SinaraHybrid coordinated. The new shunting locomotive with TEM9H hybrid power equipment will be developed by the engineering company STM Innovational Development Center (part of Sinara Transport Machines).

This is going to be an eight-wheel locomotive with electric alternating current transition and a direct wheel drive with the total capacity of 1,200 hp. The locomotive will be fitted with lithium-ion energy storage units and ultracondensers. The hybrid loco will also be more environmentally friendly and energy effective than the usual makes.

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