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Universal Locomotive 8100-8200

Universal Electric Locomotive

Universal Locomotive 8100-8200
for Korean National Railroad KNR

In November 1995, Siemens AG and former Daewoo Heavy Industries Ltd. agreed to build two prototype locomotives of type Universal Locomotive 8100 for the Korean National Railroad.

Universal Locomotive 8100-8200

TECHNICAL DATA
Type  8100 / 8200
Year
1998 / 2002  –  2008
Wheel arrangement
Bo‘Bo‘
Power system
25 kV / 60 Hz
Rating [kW]
5,200
Starting tractive effort [kN]
330
Maximum speed [km/h]
150
Weight [t]
88
Track gauge [mm]
1,435
Numbers  built
2 / 83

Then in March 2002, Siemens won the contract to build ten more locomotives of type Universal Locomotive 8200. The two vehicle types replace the existing DC locomotives of KNR and are suitable for heavy-duty freight and passenger operations. The trial phase proved so successful that Korean National Railroad not only exercised its option for another 17 locomotives but ordered 73 additional locomotives.

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