Germany: Class 159

UIC / EVN numbering: 90 80 2159

Railway companies: ELP - European Loc Pool, HVLE - Havell채ndische Railways

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In 2017, private German operator Havell채ndische Eisenbahnen (HVLE) ordered 10 Eurodual locomotives and a further option of 10.

- based on subsystems and components from proven models such the EURO4000 and EUROLIGHT;
- designed for rail freight operations;
- AC traction system with IGBT. 1 inverter per axle;
- decreased environmental footprint;
- high starting tractive effort;
- extremely low track forces (best non-self steering bogie);
- monocoque structure made of carbon steel, high strength;
- steel and oxidation-resistant steel (copper steel);
- equipped with ETCS BL3 and PZB;
- two ergonomically designed driver셲 cabs with air conditioning;
- high cab comfort and visibility beyond TSI requirements;
- full cab isolation;
- reduced operation costs;
- EC 26/2004 Stage IIIB and TSI compliant;
- State-of-the-art adhesion control system;
- Equipped with TWC, remote control and cameras.

Technical details:
- track gauge: 1435 mm;
- axle arrangement: Co섴o;
- supply voltage: 25 kV 50 Hz and 15 kV 16.7 Hz;
- diesel engine: CAT C175-16, IIIB;
- power diesel: 2800 kW;
- power electric: up to 7000 kW;
- starting tractive effort: 500 kN;
- fuel tank: 3.500 l fuel;
- urea tank: 400 l;
- transmission: AC/AC;
- maximum speed: 120 km/h;
- brake system: mechanic -> pneumatic | dynamic -> regenerative/rheostatic | 2 distributors, one per bogie | bail off functionality;
- suspension: primary -> coil springs | secondary: rubber metal | vertical and horizontal dampers.



March 5th

Following the successful approval of the Stadler EuroDual locomotives by the German Federal Railway Authority (EBA), the European Loc Pool (ELP) ordered a further ten units under the master agreement that will be delivered between the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021.


Latest update on the 20th of May 2020 at 22:08

Contributor(s): Tudor C.

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