Home / EMEA / NEWAG modernised 6Dg Locomotives already in use

NEWAG modernised 6Dg Locomotives already in use

The Polish rolling stock manufacturer, NEWAG S.A delivered to LOTOS Kolej the first two 6Dg loco­mo­ti­ves. The third one will be deli­ve­red to Gdańsk this month.

Modern tech­ni­cal and func­tio­nal solu­tions, successfully tested in ope­ra­tion of previously-modernised vehic­les, have been imple­men­ted in the loco­mo­ti­ves under the order. Additionally, at the Client’s requ­est, the loco­mo­ti­ves have been equ­ip­ped with the moni­to­ring sys­tem with view recor­ding con­si­sting of 4 came­ras (two in the driver’s cab and two  on the loco­mo­tive front), an event recor­der and LCD scre­ens on the con­trol panels. The moni­to­ring sys­tem com­bi­ned with the pano­ra­mic wind­screen and the lowe­red machine room ceiling, as com­pa­red with the stan­dard SM-42 machine rooms, have all con­tri­bu­ted to incre­ased visi­bi­lity, thus impro­ving safety and the functional-ergonomic solu­tions ensure the crew’s work com­fort.
The loco­mo­ti­ves are fit­ted with a 708kW die­sel engine com­pliant with the latest Stage III B  gas emis­sions standard.

Newag has been con­duc­ting moder­ni­sa­tion of the SM42 die­sel loco­mo­ti­ves to 6Dg type since 2007. The first tree loco­mo­ti­ves were moder­ni­zed for ISD Huta Czę­sto­chowa. The big­gest sup­ply of this type loco­mo­ti­ves took place in the years 2009 –2011. Then, Newag moder­ni­zed 121  loco­mo­ti­ves for PKP Cargo S.A. The 6Dg loco­mo­ti­ves are also used  by PNUIK Kra­ków, POL-MIEDŹ TRANS, KOLTAR Grupa Azoty, KOLPREM, and now also by LOTOS Kolej.

Based on the tech­ni­cal solu­tions and ope­ra­tio­nal expe­rience with 6Dg loco­mo­ti­ves, NEWAG S.A. moder­ni­zed heavy duty fre­ight SM48 loco­mo­ti­ves to 15D/16D type and in 2014, it con­duc­ted the second-generation moder­ni­za­tion of SM42 loco­mo­tive to 18D and 6Dl. These  loco­mo­ti­ves will be ope­ra­ted by PKP INTERCITY S.A.

Check Also

Nokia's communications network to support railway operations on Malaysia's first mass rapid transit line

Nokia’s communications network to support railway operations on Malaysia’s first mass rapid transit line

Nokia has supplied a mission-critical communications network to LG CNS – a Korea-based systems integrator …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *