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Chinese High-Power Locomotives Exported to Europe
Apr 24,2012 09:05CST
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A Chinese locomotive maker announced on Monday it has exported two electric locomotives to Belarus, marking the first time China-made freight locomotives have been exported to Europe.

BEIJING, April 23 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese locomotive maker announced on Monday it has exported two electric locomotives to Belarus, marking the first time China-made freight locomotives have been exported to Europe.

Datong Electric Locomotive Co. Ltd. (DEC), a subsidiary of China North Locomotive and Rolling Corp. Ltd., said the event also represented the first export of China's high-power electric locomotives overseas.

In 2010, DEC won a bid to provide 12 electric locomotives to Belarus. They are all set to be delivered this year. Designed to reach a speed of 120 km per hour, the locomotives will be used for freight transportation.

 

Chinese locomotive exported to Europe

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