Siemens supplies Indian Railways with 1,200 electric locomotives in deal of the century

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In the single largest locomotive order in the company’s history, Siemens Mobility will deliver 1,200 electric locomotives to Indian Railways. Producing 9,000 horsepower (HP), the brand-new locomotives will dominate the Indian railway network, which is almost fully electrified. The project’s total costs will amount to 3 billion euros.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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