Toshiba subsidiary Kiel-Toshiba Railway Europe unveiled its first European hybrid shunting and short-line locomotive. The corporate showcased the HDB 800 locomotive demonstrator in its pantograph model alongside different modular diesel-electric hybrid locomotives at a latest commerce present.
The brand new HDB 800 has the next options:
- Sequence hybrid system consisting of two diesel engines and the SCiB Li-ion battery system
- Excessive-efficiency everlasting magnet synchronous motor
- Non-compulsory catenary operation by way of pantograph
The SCiB is the primary rechargeable Li-ion battery acknowledged as compliant with the SIL4 security integrity stage (lower than 1×10-Eight chance of failure per hour) of the European Norm 50126 requirements for rolling inventory, in line with Toshiba.
Toshiba Managing Director Sei Shigeoka stated, “The demand for brand spanking new environment-friendly applied sciences in rail freight transport is rising. We’re delighted to current our newest hybrid shunting locomotive collectively developed by European and Japanese engineering skills.”
Supply: Toshiba by way of Inexperienced Automobile Congress