Loco upgrade aims to save the power consumption of a town

The modernisation of the SBB Re460 locomotives aims to improve energy efficiency, reliability and availability (Photo SBB).

SWITZERLAND: A Re460 electric locomotive which has been fitted with IGBT traction converters as part of a mid-life refurbishment programme was presented at Swiss Federal Railways’ Yverdon-les-Bains workshops on October 17.

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