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Chinese Electric Locomotive Obtains EEU Certification

CRRC’s new electric train, the China-Belarus No. 2 electric locomotive, has obtained the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) vehicle safety standard certification.

It is the first time a Chinese high-power AC drive electric locomotive will be allowed to enter the Eurasian railway market.

China-Belarus No. 2 Electric Locomotive

The locomotive was made by CRRC Datong Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of CRRC.

The China-Belarus No. 2 electric freight locomotive is characterised by its reliable technology, energy conservation, environmental protection and intelligent features.

EUU Certification

The EEU certification will enable the China-Belarus No. 2 electric freight locomotive to run in member countries of the EEU, including Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

The certification tested a total of 52 machine parts, 348 functions, the locomotive’s radiation and ecological safety as well as electromagnetic compatibility.

Related Post:  Weekly Railway News Bulletin: 17–21 Sep 2018

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