Electric Double Locomotive HXd1
for Chinese Railways CR
In December 2004, Siemens and its partner CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotives Company Ltd. received an order for 180 double locomotives from the Chinese Ministry of Railways, with the vehicles to be built by the Chinese partner in China.
Year 2006 – 2007
Wheel arrangement 2 (Bo‘Bo‘)
Power system 25 kV / 50 Hz
Rating [kW] 9,600
Starting tractive effort [kN] 760
Maximum speed [km/h] 120
Weight [t] 2 x 92 (100)
Track gauge [mm] 1,435
Numbers built 180
Scope of application
The double locomotives that run at a maximum speed of 120 km/h are used in heavy-
Electric Double Locomotive HXd1 is the successor of the 20 double locomotives DJ1 that were delivered in 2002 and 2003 and have proven their value through their reliability and performance in daily service.
Thanks to their advanced technology, these locomotives, which were specially designed to haul coal trains, make a considerable contribution to the reduction of the energy consumption while increasing the transport capacity.