Alpine motive power orders

SWISS Federal Railways has ordered 59 Type Am843 diesel-hydraulic locomotives from Vossloh Schienenfahrzeugtechnik, with an option for 37 more. For delivery from autumn 2003, they will replace SBB’s existing diesel loco fleet at a cost of SFr146m. The four-axle units will have a nominal rating of 1500 kW and a ...

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