SBB orders locomotives with ‘working and waiting’ cabs

The Prima H4 locomotives for SBB will have custom-designed large cabs (Image: Alstom/Design&Styling).

SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways’ Infrastructure business has awarded preferred bidder Alstom a €175m contract to supply 47 Prima H4 electro–diesel locomotives. The four-axle locomotives are scheduled to enter service in 2018, and will be used to haul infrastructure trains and for shunting in yards at Lausanne and Limmattal.

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