CNR Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company has presented two units of the country’s most powerful AC drive shunting locomotive. HXN3B shunting locomotive is a 4400 hp AC Drive Electric Locomotive, providing a maximum speed of 100km/h.
The locomotive’s power is three times more compared to conventional DC locomotives, starting tractive effort was increased by 16%, the continuous traction by 51%. The fuel consumption of diesel engine was reduced to about 27% during idling stops.
HXN3B has achieved the 2nd level of US EPA emission standards (Tier2), and has met the energy requirements of environmental protection.