Experimental gas turbine locomotive undertakes haulage tests

Russian Railways GT1-001 experimental gas turbine locomotive.

RUSSIA: Russian Railways' experimental GT1-001 gas turbine locomotive hauled a trailing load totalling 10 000 tonnes during trials held last month. RZD's Senior Vice-President Valentin Gapanovich said the run on December 20 demonstrated that the natural gas powered locomotive is capable of hauling heavy freight trains of up to 116 ...

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