France: Fret SNCF is putting into service 160 Class 460 000 locomotives ordered to replace Class 63000 locos on shunting and local freight duties.

The diesel-electrics were designed by Alstom, but are being built by Vossloh at its Valencia plant. Rated at 1 000 kW, they have Caterpillar 3508B engines, a top speed of 100 km/h and weigh 76 tonnes.